I verified this with Federal Express directly, who told me that they are getting large volumes of customers calling and asking. If you were to click on the “Get Shipment Label” bar, you will have let the hackers into your computer. Continue reading
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The MTA has issued a warning that an email going around to E-ZPass holders is actually a phishing scam. The email, which looks as though it was sent by the E-ZPass service center, asks customers to download an invoice with a list of unpaid tolls. (Hint: Don’t do that.)
Statement from the New York State Thruway Authority:
The New York State Thruway Authority is warning E-ZPass customers about a phishing scam.
People have received bogus emails made to appear official stating that people have unpaid tolls.
- The IRS never makes first contact via email.
- The return address would be .GOV, not .COM.
From: IRS TAX OFFICE [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2014 4:38 PM
Subject: TAX EXEMPTION Continue reading
The FTC is warning small businesses not to open emails with the subject line “Pending consumer complaint” claiming to be from the government agency. The email falsely states that a complaint has been filed with the FTC.
The FTC does not contact anyone via email.