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March 31, 2023
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Is it true love or is it a phish? – Fake Tinder “It’s a Match” notification phish

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Scammers are always finding new and innovative ways to exploit unsuspecting individuals. That's why it's more important than ever to remain vigilant and aware of the latest phishing campaigns making the rounds.

One such campaign that has recently come to our attention is a new phishing campaign that impersonates the popular dating app, Tinder. This campaign is particularly insidious, as it preys on people's natural curiosity when receiving an "It's a Match" notification from the app.

At first glance, the email may seem legitimate. However, upon closer inspection, it quickly becomes clear that the email is nothing more than a cleverly crafted scam designed to trick users into handing over their sensitive information or downloading malware onto their devices.

One of the key warning signs that this email is a scam is the fact that neither the sender's email address nor the links provided have anything to do with Tinder. This is a clear indication that the email is fraudulent.

If you receive an email claiming to be from Tinder, it's important to be extra cautious. Always take the time to carefully review the email and verify that it's legitimate before clicking on any links or downloading any attachments. If you're unsure, it's always best to err on the side of caution and delete the email.

So what should you do if you receive a suspicious email like this one? The first step is to not click on any links or download any attachments. Instead, delete the email and notify your IT department or security team. They can investigate the email and take appropriate action to ensure that your devices and personal information remain secure.

By remaining vigilant and taking proactive steps to protect yourself, you can help ensure that your personal information remains safe and secure. So stay alert and don't let scammers take advantage of your curiosity!

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