Warning: Here are three emails you don’t want to see in your inbox

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Here are three emails you don’t want to see in your inbox today.

Although the emails may claim to have been sent by the likes of LinkedIn, YouTube and Google the truth is that the headers are forged, and the emails have been specially crafted to look like legitimate communications from online firms.

Clicking on the links could send your computer to Canadian pharmacy-like spam sites offering to sell you Viagra, or even webpages hosting malicious payloads.

Always be careful about clicking on links in unsolicited emails. Hover over links with your mouse to tell where it’s really going to before clicking, and keep your anti-virus and anti-spam protection updated…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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