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‘Your UPS Shipment Tracking Number’ - Email Alert

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The past couple of days have been pretty brutal as far as scammy Emails are concerned.

The latest malicious Email making rounds in Email inboxes everywhere appears to be sent on behalf of UPS with a subject line that reads ‘Your UPS Shipment Tracking Number’ and prompts recipients to verify the transit status of a package.

Be On The Lookout For This Bogus Email!

This Email provides plenty of bogus links in the full text of the message, which reads:

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This message was sent to you at the request of ICRealtime Security Solutions LLC to notify you that the electronic shipment information below has been transmitted to UPS. The physical package(s) may or may not have actually been tendered to UPS for shipment. To verify the actual transit status of your shipment, click on the tracking link below or contact ICRealtime Security Solutions LLC directly.

Important Delivery Information

Scheduled Delivery: 09-May-2012

Shipment Detail

Ship To:
[email protected]
Number of Packages: 1
Weight: 9.0 LBS

Tracking Number: 1ZX603R40369384687
Reference Number 1: 47479
Reference Number 2: 20872
Click here to track if UPS has received your shipment or visit on the Internet.

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For more information on UPS’s privacy practices, refer to the UPS Privacy Policy. Please do not reply directly to this e-mail. UPS will not receive any reply message.

For questions or comments, visit Contact UPS.

This communication contains proprietary information and may be confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, the reading, copying, disclosure or other use of the contents of this e-mail is strictly prohibited and you are instructed to please delete this e-mail immediately.
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In all, there are 10 bad links provided in this message that are designed to fool you into clicking. If you’ll notice, the delivery address is likely much different from your own address, so the sender is hoping that you’ll click because of the discrepancy in addresses.

To make a long story short, all this message is delivering is a 9 pound headache if you make the mistake of clicking on an infected link. To avoid having these problems, be sure to delete this message immediately.

If you found this post helpful, I ask that you kindly share it with your friends and family so they can avoid having unneeded computer problems today.

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