Dear Electronic Crimes Task Force Member,Of course my first thought, was that this was a phishing attack. I couldn't imagine CSO and the ECTF telling me to "Disregard any pop-up security windows you receive."
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Imagine my surprise and relief, when I went to the site and there were no warnings. So, they got it right, the SSL certificate was correct and unexpired ... but everyone is so accustomed to that not being the case, that as a matter of course they included the disregard pop-ups message. Is our infrastructure broken or what?