A worrisome email notifying users that their MasterCard debit card has been blocked just when most of them are trying to do their holiday shopping has been landing in inboxes around the world, warns MXLab.
It comes as no surprise that as holiday shoppers begin to flood the internet looking for deals, the bad guys will be right behind them hoping to swoop in on an unsuspecting victim.
Kaspersky Lab has recorded several thousand attempts to infect computers used for online banking with a malicious program that its creators claim can attack "any bank in any country".
PandaLabs has published the results of its Quarterly Report for Q3 2013.
Spam emails impersonating a variety of antivirus vendors have been spotted targeting worried users around the globe, urging them to download and run an “important system update.” “It's highly important to install this security update due to the new malware circulating over the net,” says in the email.
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