Fake DHL emails spread malware today
It has been noticed long ago that hackers use spam a lot for reaching their evil plots. In particular, they refer to the practice of using fictitious emails that are supposedly originated from well-known companies that render postal services. For example, we recently wrote an article on fake USPS (United States Postal Service) emails and how they’re being applied by online fraudsters for reaching their goals. Likewise, it is important to be aware of fake DHL messages (e-mails) you might get occasionally. In fact, they don’t even look as the ones originated by DHL. First of all, their language (English) is very poor. This is a good proof of the fact that they were developed and are being spread by scammers who don’t really know foreign languages well. When you get such message it is most likely that it will contain certain malicious link or some attachment about DHL parcel number. This is not any parcel delivery at all. This is the virus that is masked in the form of some parcel delivery code, but when you actually open this archive there is a risk that your PC will thus become seriously infected with certain type of malware or rogue anti-virus program.
If you got the message allegedly from DHL please check its authenticity first. The best way is to contact DHL office directly and inquire about whether they sent this notice or not. It is most likely that this company has nothing to do with such bogus warnings. Generally, you’ve got to be very careful when dealing with such spam emails. Do not open them and do not click on malicious links or suspicious attachments. Finally, install the powerful anti-virus software to clean your system against rogue aggression.