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Old 24.06.2011, 10:13
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UPS delivery - Email Virus - Be aware!

A new computer virus is being spread around Switzerland with the following (or similar) text and attachment.

The subject line is usually:
United Postal Service Tracking Nr. H7754988610 (wobei die Tracking Nr. variieren kann)
UPS delivery

The content goes along the lines of:
Good Morning / DEAR, ...
UPS were not able to bring postal package you sent on the 15nd June in time because the recipient's address is not correct.
Please print out the invoice copy attached and pick up the package at our office.
Thank you for choosing My UPS
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Folgende Dateianhänge wurden bisher festgestellt:
  • UPS_INVOICE_PT.zip
  • UPS_INVOICE_TR_1.zip
Do not open the zip files! It contains a dangerous virus that can damage your computer.

Here's the official Swiss link advisory: (in German) http://www.melani.admin.ch/dienstlei...x.html?lang=de
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Old 24.06.2011, 10:44
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Re: UPS delivery - Email Virus - Be aware!

Bumping because

1) I almost fell for it
2) many of my friends have received it
3) it's quite deadly
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Old 24.06.2011, 10:47
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Re: UPS delivery - Email Virus - Be aware!

I've had several of those messages already and they've all safely been marked as spams.
What alerted me the first time was that I knew that I hadn't sent anything by UPS
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Old 24.06.2011, 10:57
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Re: UPS delivery - Email Virus - Be aware!

I've had loads of these recently and for Fed Ex and DHL as well. Thankfully mine all went into my spam folder as well.
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Old 24.06.2011, 14:41
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I've had several of those messages already and they've all safely been marked as spams.
What alerted me the first time was that I knew that I hadn't sent anything by UPS
Same here. Especially since the same email was sent to about 15 people. We all have the same tracking number... yeah right.
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I think they were trying to deliver my viagra and penis enlargement pills...
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Old 24.06.2011, 14:57
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Re: UPS delivery - Email Virus - Be aware!

It's been doing the rounds for years. Probably because no one was in to receive it.
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Old 24.06.2011, 15:37
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Here's the official Swiss link advisory: (in German) http://www.melani.admin.ch/dienstlei...x.html?lang=de
And, for the francophone EFers (yes, they do exist!), here is the link in French: Vague de courriels cherchant ā infecter les ordinateurs suisses.
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Old 24.06.2011, 16:21
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I think they were trying to deliver my viagra and penis enlargement pills...
They were delivered to me by mistake. I don't need them. Shall I send them on?
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