A new phishing scam is pretending to be your HIV test results to make you more likely to open up a malicious Excel document and become infected.

Over the past year, phishing campaigns have been getting nastier and nastier with scammers coming up with wild stories to get you to open a malicious document or click a link.

In what could be a new low, Proofpoint researchers have found scammers sending phishing emails with malicious Excel spreadsheets that pretend to be your HIV test results from Vanderbilt University.

Fake HIV Test Results
Fake HIV Test Results

While the scammers mess up and misspell ‘Vanderbit

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is getting closer, physically and temporally, to its primary goal. The spacecraft arrived at Bennu at the end of 2018, and for just over a year it’s been studying the asteroid, searching for a suitable sampling site.

 

To do that, it’s getting closer and closer.

OSIRIS-REx stands for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer. The heart of the mission is the sample it’ll collect from asteroid Bennu. That sample will eventually make its way back to Earth for study.

The OSIRIS-REx team selected a sampling site very carefully. When the spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, NASA found