2013-01-30-001 Security Advisory

The information security team at On Your Six Systems has recently detected an email based scam designed to encourage unsuspecting users to click on a malicious link may cause the user’s computer to become infected with malware. Emails have been received that look similar to the ones below. The email claims there is a problem with a direct deposit and encourages the users to click a link to learn more. OY6 Systems advises its customers not to click on links from unknown senders and to validate where the link is taking the user before clicking on it by hovering over the link and observing the true address. Samples of these scam emails are below.

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