First email, with precautions and instructions to get full headers
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Phishing - First Email

First email, with precautions and instructions to get full headers


Hi ,

Thanks for reaching out to us about the suspicious email you received.

[[ If the reasons why the email is suspicious are not clear ]] I will start analyzing the message you received as soon as possible. However, if you could please clarify why the email is suspicious to you, that would be helpful.

First of all, it would be helpful to know if the supposed sender of the email you received is someone you know. If they’re someone you know, did the email appear to be sent from their email address, or was their name used but with a different email address?

[[ If the email contains attachments/links ]] Please do not open any link or attachment in the suspicious email. Since this is a suspicious email, it’s best to work with caution. With this in mind, please don’t follow any link or download any attachment until we are able to confirm the veracity of this communication. If you’ve already opened any links or downloaded any attachments from the email, please let us know, and we can help you address that as well.

To perform a full analysis of the email, we’ll need a copy of the suspicious email. In this link you can find detailed instructions on how to export email messages as a .eml file for different email services and clients: If you need any help with this, please let me know.

I remain available if you have any doubts or questions. Please feel free to reach out to me if you need additional help.

With best regards,