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Xmas email scams - and there's more

 
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guy
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:17 pm    Post subject: Xmas email scams - and there's more Reply with quote

Just received an email purportedly from Amazon, and offering a little "Order details.zip" attachment.

I was quite tempted to open it and see what the malware made of Epiphany on Debian, but I decided to share the thought with you instead.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are a lot of similar email scams at the moment, purporting to come from various large companies. I've had a flood of them claiming to be from Royal Mail, and also several supposedly from DHL. They all have attachments containing malware.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you open the zip files there is a windows executable in there, doh! Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

towy71 wrote:
If you open the zip files there is a windows executable in there, doh! Wink


Or has my wife's tablet told her, it was maiware.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Xmas email scams - and there's more Reply with quote

guy wrote:
Just received an email purportedly from Amazon, and offering a little "Order details.zip" attachment.

I was quite tempted to open it and see what the malware made of Epiphany on Debian, but I decided to share the thought with you instead.


Easy. Just virtualise HP Pro, and seee what happens! Just fr a laugh! You know... Wink Cool %) Only messin'! You knowm messin' around, having a laugh, duck king about, PLAYING! Wink Cool 5)

tee hee pee
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