ETX law enforcement warns of circulating virus embedded emails

Friday, December 28, 2012 - 4:57pm

The Longview Police Department is warning citizens to be wary of e-mail scams.

One such scam that has been seen Friday involves an email sent to a person purportedly from Fed Ex. When the recipient tries to opens the email, they are told a courier tried to deliver a package it them but was unsuccessful.

This email contains a link for the person to click on for further information. It is believed the link may contain a virus or some other type of malware.

Longview Police warn the public to never click on an unsolicited email or link they are not familiar with. If you have clicked on an unfamiliar or unsolicited link from an email, Longview Police advise having your computer scanned for viruses.

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