Beware of Swine Flu phishing, e-mail scams

Security researchers are starting to sound the alarm [avertlabs.com] for e-mail scams related to news stories on the Swine Flu.
According to a notice from US-CERT, the attacks arrive via an unsolicited email message typically containing a subject line related to the Swine Flu. These email messages may contain a link or an attachment. If users click on this link or open the attachment, they may be directed to a phishing website or exposed to malicious code. Read the full advisory [us-cert.gov] for protection advice.

Security researchers are starting to sound the alarm [avertlabs.com] for e-mail scams related to news stories on the Swine Flu.

According to a notice from US-CERT, the attacks arrive via an unsolicited email message typically containing a subject line related to the Swine Flu. These email messages may contain a link or an attachment. If users click on this link or open the attachment, they may be directed to a phishing website or exposed to malicious code. Read the full advisory [us-cert.gov] for protection advice.

 

 

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