WARNING: Thailand Pass spoof e mail with malicious hyperlinks

Off-limits appears that authorities web sites in Thailand are sometimes the goal of profitable hacker assaults and now it seems the Thailand Pass website is not any exception. Reports are surfacing of individuals receiving a spoof e-mail regarding the Thailand Pass pointing them to malicious content.
It is believed that the e-mail database collected by the Thailand Pass web site has been accessed by hackers who’re utilizing the list of candidates to unfold malware. Users have reported receiving pretend emails warning that there’s something mistaken with their Thailand Pass utility and urging them to download an attachment from a hyperlink in the email. The take a look at has some telltale warning indicators such as poor English and punctuation.
“There is a problem related to the request, please obtain the attachment and replace the knowledge. Important notice. [sic] You should open the doc from a PC and never from the [sic] phone”

The sentence fragment and the shortage of closing punctuation must be a pink flag not to click the link, which is highlighted by a button and a QR code that has been crudely crossed out. The link leads to a web site at gamecardsy.com – a website that has been flagged by Google Safe Browsing as a dangerous or malicious site. Google’s warning states that the location could attempt to trick you into downloading or putting in malicious recordsdata that could spam you or harm you.
The QR code included in the spoof e-mail is for a Thailand Pass for a Mr Hongkam and it seems everyone appears to be getting the identical generic e mail with the same Thailand Pass registration account..

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