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Windows 7: Beware of Fake iPhone 5 Emails Containing Malware

04 Oct 2011   #1
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
Beware of Fake iPhone 5 Emails Containing Malware

Apple's much hyped iPhone press event has brought the Web's worst out of the woodwork (we're talking about hackers, not Apple fanyboys, in case that's not clear) who are trying to get gullible users to click on malicious links. The email appears to come from Apple and seemingly provides details about "the new Apple iPhone 5GS," and that alone is a dead giveaway that something's fishy. Apple announced the iPhone 4S today, not the iPhone 5GS.

According to security firm Sophos, the spoofed email contains links that direct users to Windows malware. Sophos detects it as Mal/Zapchas-A.
Read more at: Maximum PC | Beware of Fake iPhone 5 Emails Containing Malware

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04 Oct 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64

Ipad and iphone scams are incredibly common.
I generally just junk anything offering anything for free or cheaper than makes logical sense.
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