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Spammers Use Nepal Earthquake in Email Scams

  • The Hill, Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:28 PM

The Department of Homeland Security is warning consumers to be on guard against spam messages from scammers that are using the  earthquake in Nepal to elicit responses. The messages contain malicious software in the form of attachments. "Phishing emails and websites requesting donations for fraudulent charitable organizations commonly appear after these types of natural disasters," the office explained in its warning.

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