Win Free Coffee Nespresso Scam

Win Free Coffee Nespresso Scam

A win free coffee Nespresso scam has been caught by MailShark spam filters risking a dangerous malware infection. The email targets coffee lovers of the Nespresso brand; popular for their coffee machines and capsules worldwide.

Figure A shows the win free coffee Nespresso scam email in question. As you can see, the images are broken and do not show up – a clear scam identifier.

MailShark Win Free Coffee Nespresso Scam
Figure A – Click to Enlarge

Each link within this email is dangerous and should not be clicked. This includes the ‘view in browser’ link and ‘unsubscribe’ link as shown in Figure A. You can check the destination of a link by hovering over it with your mouse.

This email claims you can win your own Nespresso coffee machine and 1-year worth of free coffee capsules. The competition is a ploy to get you to click through to a malicious website which will infect your computer with malware.

The subject line reads “Win your own Nespresso coffee machine + 1 year’s free coffee” while the sender is shown as “Nespresso”, however the email address used is spam and in no way associated with the official Nespresso website.

If this email reaches your inbox we highly recommend deleting it straight away and avoiding clicking any links. This email is extremely dangerous and will infect your computer with malware if fallen for. To stop malicious emails like this one, from reaching your inbox, you must setup an anti-spam filter. There are many types of malware running in the wild so we also strongly suggest using an anti-malware solution to avoid future infection.

Where in the world did the bulk of this Email come from?

Check out our Global Spam Sources page, for a World map of spam sources.

Steph Kent
MailShark
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