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Beware of Fake and Virus Email - "DHL Package" with Attachment - DHL.zip

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Beware of Fake and Virus Email - "DHL Package" with Attachment - DHL.zip

The email message below: "DHL Package," which claims that the recipients should open the attachment to view details because of a failed shipping delivery attempt, is a fake and is malicious. The email was sent by cyber-criminals with a malicious .Zip file attached that contains a malicious computer program called a Trojan horse, which will infect the victims' computers.

Once infected, the Trojan horse will allow cyber-criminals to remotely gain access to the victims' computers from anywhere around the world without their knowledge. This will allow the cyber-criminals to spy on them, steal their user names, passwords, personal and financial information, which will be used to steal their money or identity. So, please do not follow the instructions in the email message if you have received it, delete it instead.

The victims of the fake email message are advised to do a full scan of their computers with the anti-virus software installed on them.

The Fake and Malicious Email Message.

Subject: DHL PACKAGE
Attachment: DHL.zip

Dear customer,

We attempted to deliver your item at 10:10 AM on 14th July,2015. (Read enclosed file detail)

The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping address, so this notify has been automatically sent.

If the parcel is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 72 hours, it will be returned to the sender.

Label Number: DHL7567351D

Expected Delivery Date: 14th July, 2015

Class: Package Services

Service(s): Delivery Confirmation

Status: eNotification sent

Read the enclosed file for details.

DHL Customer Service

0939929929928 Ext 77838 /6673772

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