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ZIPX files that aren't: Keep a weather eye out for disguised malware in email attachments

Mike 137 Silver badge

Re: There was almost a standard here

At conference a few years back, Microsoft reported an exercise they'd carried out. They sent an email to their staff containing text on the lines of "on no account open the attachment to this email" with an attachment that phoned home. They followed up on the "openers" with a questionnaire. The most common reason given was "I wanted to see what would happen".

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