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I have recently received the following email with a PDF attachment (which I have not opened).
I thought you should know because the sender obviously knows some details of Atlassian products licensed to our company and I wonder how they have obtained those details.
Pleasant day to you.
My name is Eddie AtlassianLoyalty Advocate.
I have been assigned to assist you to renew your Bamboo Software License for 25 Users support Expired 25 March 2019.
Kindly confirm if you are still using the said license and if you are looking to renew licenses support.
I also noticed that you have other licenses that expires different dates.
May I suggest for you to consolidate them and have one end date for all.
One end date will make it easy for you to monitor when to renew licenses.
I hope to hear from you soon.
Loyalty Advocate, Asia Pacific
There are a LOT of dodgy looking things in that email, I think you're absolutely right to mistrust it. My instincts go:
TLDR: It's malicious. Chuck it in the spam bin.
Thanks for the response - very helpful to have my suspicions confirmed. It's already been trashed, but I thought the community should know in case there is a bit of a scam campaign starting.
As I didn't open the PDF I don't know what was in it, but malware would not surprise me.
I received an email from one of our engineers concerning an email that I sent you recently about your Bamboo Software support that expired 25 March 2019.
My apologies that it kind of stressed you out due to confusing name and email address. My complete name is Ed Jones Fortunato S. Cauilan (pretty long - believe me I had a tough time writing that when I started school). Most of the customers would have a tough time addressing me.
And most of them would address me differently such as Ed, Jones, Fort, Cauilan, or Eddie so to avoid the naming challenge I adopted the name Eddie after all my family and friends would call me Eddie.
I can't blame you to feel threatened due numerous scams flying around trying to trick us to obtain our precious data and steal whatever precious information they can cash on.
But rest assured that I'm from atlassian and I sent you that email to simply check if you are still using Bamboo and if you wish to renew license support. In addition I was suggesting that you may want to consolidate your licenses and have one end date to make license and support renewal easy for you.
The PDF attached is a renewal quote.
If you have any questions you may reply in this thread or maybe in the email if I have gained your confidence.