Nunn Hayward warns of Spoof Companies House Email

Please be aware that an email with the subject of ID 8d6ba737-775e8bdc-f95f16f3-1b460259 – Company Complaint and purporting to come from a Companies House email address <no-reply@companieshousecomplaints.uk>
is 
circulating at the moment.  

The email has a particularly malicious word doc attachment delivering the Trickbot virus, so if you receive such an email, it should not be opened but deleted immediately.

The format of the email that they are using takes email addresses and subjects that will scare or entice a user to read the email and open the attachment. A very high proportion are being targeted at small and medium-size businesses, with the hope of getting a better response than they do from consumers.

Companies House has not been hacked or had their email or other servers compromised. They are not sending the emails to you. They are just innocent victims in exactly the same way as every recipient of these emails. The domain sending these is a fake domain owned by cyber criminals.

For more details on what you should look out for, go to:

https://myonlinesecurity.co.uk/spoofed-companies-house-id-8d6ba737-775e8bdc-f95f16f3-1b460259-company-complaint-malspam-delivers-trickbot/

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