Voters may receive phishing emails which if opened contain threats for their being Democrats or opposing Trump and purporting to come from the Proud Boys, the FBI warns.
Users should not open these mails. Hopefully, most email platforms will discard them as spam. It is disconcerting, however, that the spammers might have the home addresses of the recipients as scraped from state databases.
These appear to have been sent from Iran based on information gathered from voter databases (and some of the information may have been available publicly, if improperly).
This seems to be a problem especially in Florida.
NPR has the story from Philip Ewing.
Users should realize that some of these emails might also attempt to lure the user into installing ransomware.