Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Airline Ticket E-mail Scam

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has issued an alert for an e-mail scam targeting holiday travelers. The message looks like it has been sent from a legitimate airline and mentions an airline ticket and credit card balance due. Attached to the message is a file that appears to be a ticket and an invoice. Opening this attachment will install a malicious program on your computer. Always be careful with e-mail messages that contain attachments. There are more details in this article.


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