Phishing Attempt - subject: REQUEST or subject: HELLO

Nov 05, 2018
Email spoofing is when an attacker (cybercriminal) forges an email so that it appears the email has been sent by someone else. This is either done so that the entire name and email address of the sender is a forgery, or in more straightforward cases, just the name of the sender.

You will see the email as below:

XXX, Are you free at the moment?


Best regards,
Wendy Wintersteen

Sent from my iPhone