NEWS FROM THE LAB - Monday, August 30, 2010

Phishing Attempt Alert! Posted by Response @ 04:13 GMT

Someone has been trying to pose as us again, and is sending out an e-mail that looks like this:

From: Account Support
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2010 4:33 AM
To: none
Subject: Account Alert!!!

An HTK4S virus has been detected in your Email Account, and your email account has to be upgraded immediately to our new F-Secure HTK4S anti-virus/anti-Spam version 2010 to prevent damage to the email and important files in your email account. You are therefore required fill the columns below to enable us verify your email account or your email account will be suspended temporarily from our services.

Date of Birth:
Telephone Number:

Copyright´┐Ż Customer Care Center 2010 All Rights Reserved.

You can safely ignore that e-mail and please do not reply with the requested details. We don't have a product called F-Secure HTK4S anti-virus/anti-Spam, and we certainly wouldn't let such a badly written e-mail to be sent out to customers.