Spam Gallery–Your New Contact

The Spam Gallery is a series of posts that give examples of spam messages, explaining telltales signs of how they are spam.


This one should be easy.  It’s pretty unlikely that the recipient really did meet at a café, but the curiosity is there to see exactly what this is all about.  Don’t be fooled.  The link doesn’t download a DOC file.  It directs to a malicious web page.  Notice:

  • The FROM name is different than the signature
  • The spelling and grammar is terrible for a supposed business communication
  • There is no personal greeting

Be careful of emails that sound intriguing or juicy.  The spammers want you to click that link.

A slight variant: