Nigerian scam with MS Word Document attached

There is a new type of Nigerian scam (aka 419 scam) where the body of the email looks like the one in the screen shot below and the real content is in the attached MS Word document.

Here is the content of the Word document:

Why this ?
Because it is very hard to detect it using known words used by the classic nigerian scams.


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Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since year 2000 in the IT Security industry and worked between 2003-2014 for Avira as Product Manager for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Today he is an independent IT Security Consultant focusing on Cybersecurity, secure software development and security for IoT and Automotive. He is also running his personal blog Sorin Mustaca on Cybersecurity and is the author of the free eBook Improve your security .

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