I thought I could spot virus emails without much trouble.
Well I got nailed today by an email claiming that my package had been addressed incorrectly and that I should open the attachment to help reclaim the package from the post office.
I had just sold a camera on eBay and rushed to mail it after the snow storm.
So it was easy for me to imagine that I mislabeled the package.
As soon as I opened the attachment my virus protection AVAST – locked on it and cleaned it out.
Unfortunately I had sent it to the person who paid for the camera. I quickly sent him another email warning him of the spam.
This is the way it looks:
From: U.S. Postal Service [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:28 AM
Subject: USPS Delivery Failure Notification
Unfortunately we failed to deliver the postal package you have sent on the 19th of September in time because the recipient’s address is erroneous.
Please print out the shipment label attached and collect the package at our office.
United States Postal Service
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