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UPS - Your Package Is Available For Pickup (Parcel VUUXX5HE) - Don’t Be Duped!

By in Email, Internet Security

Good morning and Happy Wednesday!

If you’re just getting around to checking your Email, be sure that you don’t get duped by a fake Email that purports to be sent on behalf of the United Parcel Service (UPS.)

UPS Spam Message

The subject line of the Email reads:

UPS - Your Package Is Available For Pickup (Parcel VUUXX5HE)

The full text of the message says:

The courier company was not able to deliver your parcel by your address.

Cause: Error in shipping address.

You may pickup the parcel at our post office.

Please attention!
For mode details and shipping label please see the attached file.
Print this label to get this package at our post office.

Please do not reply to this e-mail, it is an unmonitored mailbox!

Thank you,
UPS Logistics Services.

This electronic mail transmission and any attached files contain information intended for the exclusive use of the individual or entity to whom it is addressed and may contain information belonging to the sender (UPS , Inc.) that is proprietary, privileged, confidential and/or protected from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any viewing, copying, disclosure or distributions of this electronic message are violations of federal law. Please notify the sender of any unintended recipients and delete the original message without making any copies. Thank You

If you inspect this Email carefully, you’ll find many ‘tells’ that it isn’t a legitimate message sent from UPS. While it doesn’t contain any clickable links, it does have a file attachment that’s designed to corrupt your computer system.

Don’t click on the file attachment and be sure to delete this message from your inbox promptly upon receipt to avoid any complications it can cause you.

If you found this post helpful, I hope that you will share it with your family and friends so they don’t have to spend their time and money disinfecting their personal computers.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!