New email scam targets businesses in North-West

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 15:09 -- Editor

Detectives from PSNI’s Cyber Crime Centre are advising businesses across Northern Ireland to be on the alert for an email phishing scam.

Detective Chief Inspector Michael Harvey said: “This particular email will contain a link that is designed to download malware.

“People should be cautious when opening email attachments in general, but specifically if they are sent a document entitled, ‘Payment_Secure_Doc.pdf’.  The subject of the email may be ‘Payment Plan/Inv’.