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Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Monday review - the hot stories of the week

It's weekly roundup time. Here's all the great stuff we've written in the past seven days.

A DHL delivery which is nothing but malware - Windows users warned of email attack

A DHL delivery which is nothing but malware - Windows users warned of email attack

Have you received an email from DHL about a failed package delivery?

Please remember to be on your guard. Cybercriminals are once again up to their old tricks.

Express Shipment Notification emails contain malware

Express Shipment Notification emails contain malware

Online criminals have spammed out messages, claiming to come from DHL Express International, that are designed to install malware onto the computers of unsuspecting PC users.

Monday review: the hot 31 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 31 stories of the week

It's time for this week's Monday review: all our stories from the past seven days.

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Beware! DHL Express malware attack appearing in inboxes

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SophosLabs has intercepted a widespread malware campaign that has been spammed out, disguised as a communication from DHL Express.

DHL International Delivery email? Beware widespread malware attack

DHL International Delivery email? Beware widespread malware attack

A widespread malware campaign that has been spammed out across the internet today, posing as an email from DHL.

DHL malware campaign strikes again, designed to infect Windows PCs

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Received an email from DHL about a failed package delivery?

Be on your guard. Malware authors are up to their old tricks once more.

Malware spammed out as fake DHL tracking notifications

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Have you received a notification email claiming to come from courier firm DHL?

Be on your guard - that attached file may be a Trojan horse.

Trojans spammed out in malicious wave of fake DHL emails

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A significant wave of malicious emails is spammed out, posing as notification messages from courier firm DHL.

Don't click on the attached file, however, as it contains a Trojan horse.

Sloppy spelling scuppers DHL malware spam attack

Sloppy spelling scuppers DHL malware spam attack

Thank heavens for the poor education of cybercriminals!

If they had paid more attention to spelling and grammar at school, then maybe some of their scams would be harder to spot.

"Please attention!" fake DHL delivery emails contain malware

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It's another day, which means (almost inevitably) there's another malicious email campaign carrying a fake anti-virus attack. Once again the bad guys are packaging their attack in an email which claims to come from DHL Delivery Services. A typical email, Read more…

Danger lies in bogus emails claiming to be from DHL and Facebook

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Malicious hackers are posing as DHL and social networking site Facebook in their latest attempts to infect computers with malware. Today we are seeing widespread spam campaigns being cannoned around the world, posing as messages from the companies. However, files Read more…

DHL Tracking Number UOYKCUFSBERKNAIBR spells danger

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The cyberscoundrels are up to their dirty rotten tricks again, sending fake emails pretending to be notifications from DHL that there is a parcel that you should pick up. Attached to the emails is a ZIP file called UOYKCUFSBERKNAIBR.zip which Read more…

Email from DHL? More malware masquerading as missing mail

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Earlier this week I warned you about a torrent of dangerous emails which were flooding inboxes, posing as messages from DHL and FedEx. The attacks haven't stopped, but they have slightly morphed their appearance - using different subject lines and Read more…

Malicious bogus DHL and FedEx emails bombard inboxes

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We are currently seeing a large number of malicious emails purporting to be sent from FedEx or DHL, but containing attachments designed to infect your computer. It's a familiar story. In the case of the malware attached to the emails Read more…

DHL Deja Vu: Tracking malware continues to hit inboxes

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Even if you're 53 years old, you're probably still like me and get a childlike thrill whenever the doorbell rings and a delivery man hands you a parcel. And it's that desire to receive an unexpected package that hackers prey Read more…

Don't open dhl_n756512.zip

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We have been watching a large scale malicious spam campaign posing (once again) as an email from courier firm DHL. Just like last time the messages claim that DHL tried to deliver a parcel from you on the 14th of Read more…

DHL tracking number emails contain malware

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Once again the bad guys are hard at work, spamming out dangerous emails. This morning it's emails which claim to come from DHL, saying they were not able to deliver a postal package you sent on 14th of March because Read more…