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http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011...email-malware/
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Although we see some very sneaky social engineering tricks used by scammers and cybercriminals on occasions, designed to trick users into making unwise decisions, we also see some very basic attempts at online crime. Take, for instance, this email which was spammed out this weekend pretending to be an advisory about a new update to the popular Firefox web browser.




Just wanted heads up to those who don't always think to update their browsers. NEVER update from emails. SCAM and a Trojan. Figured this was important to post and have people be aware of this so nothing happens to them. Especially those who don't know how to use the browser properly and i meant NO offense. It's good to help those to be prepared!

Fake Firefox update email - don't click, or you may have your passwords stolen!!
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lol i dont use firefox
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You need to clarify if its safe to click the source link or not
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What the heck is this?
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Update email? What a joke!
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