Australia Post Scam

Scams are everywhere

Scams to watch out for

 

Australia Post advising they failed to deliver a parcel and to click on a link in an email to confirm details. This actually install’s a type of virus called ‘Rasomware’. It encrypts your files and asks for a ransom payment to unencrypted them. Australia Post advise they will never:

  • Send you an email asking you to click on an attachment
  • Email you to reconfirm your physical mailing address by clicking on a link

So, if you get a email from Australia Post, don’t stress, but if you are worried, simply give them a call and find out if there is something waiting for.

If you do click on the link, call us as soon as you can as you longer you leave this type of virus on your computer, the worse it will be.

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