"Australia Post - 68317188 Tracking information" - Malicious Email
Oct 24, 2014
The email message below with the subject: "68317188 Tracking information," is a fake and was not sent by Australia Post. The email message contains links that will take you to a malicious website. If you receive the same email message, please delete it and do not attempt to click on the links within it. For anyone concerned about whether an email they've received is genuine or not, it's always good to remember that Australia Post will never ask you to download and print something to collect a parcel, and they don't charge you for holding your parcels for collection.
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The Fake and Malicious Australia Post Email Message
Subject: 68317188 Tracking information
Your parcel has not been delivered to your address on October 15, 2014, because nobody was at home. Please view the information about your parcel, print it and go to the post office to receive your package.
Track your item
Australia Post expressly disclaims all conditions, guarantees and warranties, express or implied, in respect of the Service. Where the law prevents such exclusion and implies conditions and warranties into this contract, where legally permissible the liability of Australia Post for breach of such condition, guarantee or warranty is limited at the option of Australia Post to either supplying the Service again or paying the cost of having the service supplied again. If you don't receive a package within 30 working days Australia Post will charge you for it's keeping. You can find any information about the procedure and conditions of parcel keeping in the nearest post office.
The malicious email message above was created by cyber-criminals to trick curious recipients into clicking on the links within it, in order to infect their computers with viruses, Trojan horse and other other malware. The linsk in the email message may also take the recipients to phishing and bogus websites, created to trick them into stealing their online account usernames, passwords, credit card information, or buying some fake products.
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