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A Particularly Nasty Approach

Post by Foggyone » Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:34 pm

Scam emails sent telling people they have cancer
Sick fraudsters have put out a batch of hoax emails falsely warning recipients that they may have cancer.

The scam emails purport to come from the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice). The emails - which arrive with the header "important blood analysis result" - ask prospective victims to download and print out “test results” from an attachment that's likely to be laced with malware.

Marks are falsely informed that Nice has sent a sample of their blood for further research. Copies of the contents of the scam emails can be found in an alert from Action Fraud.
While this story is about the UK, you can bet these will be sent to Kiwis at some stage. We know the crooks have huge numbers of NZ email addresses from the various Xtra/Yahoo email breaches.
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