By now, you've got a sense of the type of Phishmas emails you may expect this holiday season. Shipping errors. Delivery fails. Tracking number mishaps. It's a veritable smorgasbord.
We haven't showcased malware just yet, and you should expect that to be lurking under the tree this year. In this email, you'll see what looks like a typical Phishmas email, with a malicious twist.
In this email, the URL at the bottom links to a downloadable component. The email kindly asks you to download it, and to ignore any warnings that it may be dangerous. That should be the ultimate signal something is off.