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Warning - Failed Parcel Delivery e-mail Scam

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I have had 3 e-mails this morning saying they are from parcel delivery company UPS. All say they have tried to deliver a (different) parcel but failed, and they say I should open the attachment to … Read More
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8y, 5m agoPosted 8 years, 5 months ago
I have had 3 e-mails this morning saying they are from parcel delivery company UPS.

All say they have tried to deliver a (different) parcel but failed, and they say I should open the attachment to the email and return it to them.

The attachment is a ZIP file, but almost certainly contains a virus.

If you get an e-mail like this just delete it.

I have had these before, but never 3 in one day. These people are obviously taking advantage of number of us ordering presents over the internet.
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8y, 5m agoPosted 8 years, 5 months ago
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banned#1
can you get a virus from opening a zip/rar file?
#2
sounds similar to the failed delivery notes through your letter box...phone a number and get charged nearly £15 per min!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#3
thanks for the tip, they are obviously trying to take advantage of the fact that many people will be waiting on parcels they have ordered, rep added
#4
Put that alongside the twenty fake Bank emails I get a day asking me to sign into my account.

Also if you own a Rapidshare account (large file uploading/downloading service) the number of fake phishing links trying to steal your account has increased 1000% lately.
#5
thanks!
#6
I'm NOT deleting mines, I'm expecting a delivery of $300,000,000,000 from some top shot nigerian company director who promised he would send it via UPS if I sent him all my details :w00t:

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