Email inboxes around the world are being spammed today with a malicious attack designed to infect Windows computers with a fake anti-virus attack.
The emails claim to be notification from United Parcel Service (UPS) that a package is winging its way to your address. The cybercriminals behind the scheme hope that recipients will be intrigued enough to open the attached file, which can infect their computer with malware.
A typical message looks as follows:
Subject: United Parcel Service notification #[number]
United Parcel Service
tracking number #[number]
The parcel was sent your home adress.
And it will arrive within 3 buisness days.
More information and the parcel tracking number are attached in document below.
United Parcel Service of America (c)
153 James Street,…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.