Beware of Fake Malicious Amazon Kindle E-book Order Receipt Email
May 26, 2014
May 9, 2013
Hackers are still trying to infect computers with malwares by using fake malicious email messages. This time, they are using fake generated Amazon receipts or order summaries to trick their victims into clicking on a malicious link in these bogus email messages. This malicious link will take you to a website that was set up by these cybercriminals with the "Black Hole Exploit" kit. This kit is used to detect any vulnerability on your computer and download malicious programs that can exploit them.
Please continue reading below.
A Copy of a Fake Malicious Amazon Kindle E-book Order Receipt email
Avoid clicking on links in an email message unless you are absolutely sure the e-mail is legitimate. If you have made an order at Amazon and want to view your order confirmation or receipt, sign into your Amazon account at http://www.amazon.com/ and view your receipt from there instead.
How to view your order receipt in your Amazon account
sign into Amazon account
click on “Your Orders” link or button . This will give you a list of all your purchases.
click on any item and view the invoice (you may also print this receipt).
Remember to leave your comment and read the ones made by others below. And, please report malicious, phishing or scam email messages, social media posts and websites to us. You may click here to contact us, or forward the email messages to: email@example.com .
Alert and help your family and friends by sharing this article with them: