Friday, November 25, 2011

Warning of possible scams in the most important day of shopping in the U.S.

Beware of strangers bearing gifts emails and offers 'suspicious' in these days of shopping, and more important especially on Friday shopping in the U.S., Black Friday (Black Friday) . One of the latest and most dangerous scams affects iTunes, reports the BBC .

According to the German blog , have already been cases of people receiving emails claiming to come from Apple's iTunes store and include a 'coupon' gift of $ 50 (as an attachment) to buy it.

In fact, the file contains a malicious program called Mal / BredoZp-B , which creates a backdoor on the infected computer (only affects Windows) and is capable of sending private information, and corrupt and delete files from it.

This attack fraudulent emails (phishing) seems to have been designed to coincide precisely with Black Friday, which marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S.. Many businesses take advantage of this day to launch succulent offers, so that it is one of the days with more trading volume.


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