Phishing email alert.

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Please read details and be aware of a phishing email alert issued by the Metropolitan Police.

We have just been made aware that an email is in circulation pertaining to come from a Met Police email account.

The email sender is shown as crime@content.met.police.uk This is not a valid Metropolitan Police email address.

• The subject is shown as Crime Prevention Advice
• A file called 11212527.zip is shown as attached to the email

The text of the message is as follows:

TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC;
See attached document to read more about crime prevention advice.
Regards,
Metropolitan Police Service.

Intelligence suggests that if the attachment is opened iSpy key logger malware is downloaded on to the host device.

If you receive an email from crime@content.met.police.uk do not open any attachments and report it to Action Fraud at actionfraud.police.uk.

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