Adidas phishing campaign promises free shoes, offers $50 subscription instead

An Adidas phishing campaign is offering potential victims a “free” $50 per month subscription via all under the promise of free shoes

Adidas has fallen victim to the latest phishing attempt. This campaign promises that their victims will receive free shoes and money. The construction of this email appears legit. However, one may notice that the dot is missing from the letter ‘i’ in the word Adidas. Many times phishing email look very similar to an actual website and that is generally what tricks their victims. When receiving email from site that seem like it is coming from a legitimate source, make sure that you verify the source of the site as will as the contents before give away any private information. If you are suspicious about the source of an email and the legitimacy of its contents report the email and delete its contents immediately. 

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About Lee Signore

Fifteen years ago, Lee Signore joined the military as an Information System Analyst and honorably serving her country for eight years. During her tenure as a soldier she was able to learn and embrace the Army Values (Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage). She went on to earn her Masters degree in Cyber Security from the University of Maryland University College and several security certifications. She also served as an Information Security Office for the Federal Government managing the information security program and preparing Federal facilities for audits.
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