Beware of Hackers Using Real Funeral Homes To Kill Your Computer
It’s bad enough when hackers steal credit card information from shopping sites.
This faux email, which they claim has been sent to possibly millions of random innocent people, invites them to a “celebration of your friends life.” The really devious part is that it’s sent from a legitimate funeral home and the way it tries to get you to click on the link:
“Please find invitation and more detailed information about the farewell ceremony here.”
If you click on the the word “here” your computer will most likely be infected with a virus.
These phishing scams are meant to be clever and look real. This is no exception, especially since they’re using a real Texas funeral home, which has smartly posted a notice on their website to alert everyone of the scam.
Our [Pretty Obvious] Advice: Don’t open sketchy emails!
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