Posted by Geraldine Hunt on Sun, Aug 7th, 2011
Newly discovered fake email alerts asking users to update their Firefox installations, "for security reasons", and include a download link to the fake update. This latest fake email update includes a password stealing Trojan. Don’t click on this link or you may have your passwords stolen - users should always exercise caution when clicking on links in emails.
SpamTitan has warned readers many times in the past, but it's always worth repeating: Do not open e-mail attachments that arrive to your inbox that you weren't expecting. If you weren't expecting the email and attachement it's probably a good idea to reply and await a response. This way you can make sure the 'From' address is not faked.
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