Don’t Unzip Dangerous Zip Files

Mailbox messages with dangerous zip files.

These canĀ appear in your mailbox disguised as a legitimate fax from a reputable company, in this case Xerox. . In fact, the link to Xerox is valid and will send you to their website. However, the same cannot be said about the attachment. Although innocent looking, it may containĀ dangerous zip files. A zip file can be used to get past email filters that will not allow an executable file to be delivered. This can properly be used to send a legitimate file to someone.

An Email with a Dangerous Zip File

Dangerous Zip Files
An email like this can contain malicious code that can cost you your identity.

What are the clues that indicate that this email may contain dangerous zip files? Continue reading Don’t Unzip Dangerous Zip Files