Easter Season Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns โ€“ April 14, 2014

As the Easter holidays approaches, US-CERT reminds users to stay aware of seasonal scams and cyber campaigns, which may include:

  • shipping notifications that may be phishing scams or may contain malware
  • electronic greeting cards that may contain malware
  • requests for charitable contributions that may be phishing scams and may originate from illegitimate sources claiming to be charities

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to use caution when encountering these types of email messages and take the following preventative measures to protect themselves from phishing scams and malware campaigns:

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