Given the complexity of the increasing number of e-mail fraud, one of the most dangerous on the planet where perhaps your inbox. Department of Homeland Security warned computer users this week, two new dangerous scams, while the third was reported in the news.
Email Phishing is a criminal hacker to trick victims into downloading malware or visiting a malicious Web site technology. Scammers often send e-mail that looks like no harm and is of interest to the target object, but in fact it is a lure trap target object click on the link.
The US government realized that this phishing campaign purporting to be from the US federal government agencies. The phishing e-mail cited “Affordable Care Act” as the theme, claiming that will guide the user information on health insurance, but instead directed them to attempt to set out personal information or install malicious code website.
University staff salaries scam
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued a warning against phishing resolved university employees and their salary accounts. Scam operators use fraudulent e-mail and Web site to attract employees to disclose their login credentials.
It is strongly recommended users to view details IC3 alerts and safety tips ST04-012 see more information about social engineering and phishing attacks.
In addition to a warning from the Department of Homeland Security, a computer security world this week also reported that the company has confirmed that users can access account login credentials phishing (e-mail supposedly sent by the Ministry of LinkedIn supported).
Email Phishing recipient should open the mail attachment, the attachment is an html file that looks like the login page of LinkedIn. In fact, this is the login credentials are used to catch crooks target.
To prevent e-mail fraud, each user should:
“Do not click on links or download attachments from unknown sources mail
“Keep the latest Internet Security and AntiVirus Software .