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Windows 7: Numerous Phishing Emails with HTML Attachments in Circulation

25 Jan 2011   #1
JMH

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Numerous Phishing Emails with HTML Attachments in Circulation

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Security researchers from Websense warn of several new phishing campaigns that instruct recipients to open rogue html files attached to the fake emails.

Some of them are taking advantage of the UK and US tax seasons and spoof the taxation authorities in those countries.

A wave of emails purporting to come from the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) masquerade as tax refund alerts.

They feature a picture of famous British newsreader Moira Stuart who stared in HMRC tax ads back in 2008.
Numerous Phishing Emails with HTML Attachments in Circulation - Softpedia


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