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more spoofed DHL Delivery malspam delivers malware — 15 Comments

  1. Thank you for your information!
    I erroneously clicked on “track your package” link of one of those mails – as I actually did expect a parcel – and wondered as it didn’t open anything but downloaded something which I could see only in the bottom of the chrome browswer, but not in any folder. Then I became aware of the spam character of the mail.

    Question: I use mac, is this a danger? Do I have to try to find the file and where would I go to look?

    • On a mac there is no worry. It will not download ore run any of these windows specific malwares. As far as I am aware Mac will not save the files automatically, because the locations the malware is programmed to save to, do not exist on anything except a windows computer

  2. Hi, I was expecting a package so when I got the email, I clicked on the link which purported to be for tracking said package. All it did was download a file that when opened was gobbledygook. The email text was so small,there were no initial things that jumped out until l properly looked at it a few hours later, I deleted the file and ran my kapersky virus checker, which showed no threats. However, I’m afraid it’s already self extracted a keystroke logger or something that hasn’t been picked up so I daren’t check my bank a/c,paypal or amazon etc. I’ve got a lg android phone, should I be worried?
    Hope you can help, please, Susan

  3. Yes I received This email a few minutes ago and did press the link which downloaded a file. I opened and it was a lot of jumble. I deleted it afterwards realising that something is wrong – deleted it from my android download folder. I decided to googled fake DHL email and it took me to this page. And above is exactly the same email I received.

    I really do hope I have nothing to worry about on my android phone.

    Any reason why it wouldn’t affect an android phone?

  4. Cant believe I fell for this DHL scam too. I am expecting a large delivery and so clicked on link to track delivery. Downloaded a file to my phone. I deleted this later in the day but Im so cross that I didnt realise first. I do all my internet banking on my phone and Im worried in case info can be accessed if malware dowloaded. Its so obvious now I have looked at it properly —– no name —–no shipment no etc……

    Does anyone know if malware is likely to have been downloaded?? I added 2 new free apps to check which are showing scan clear! Is this reliable??
    Also how long would it take for me to know if malware??

    AND I’ve since received 2 more emails from DHL and one from O2??? All in the space of 3 days!!! I dont understand why I appear to have been suddenly targeted?

  5. Other subject line examples we are getting in –

    get DHL On Demand Delivery for your attention
    DHL On Demand Delivery urgently
    DHL On Demand Delivery Legacy
    DHL On Demand Delivery
    DHL Intraship – Shipment notification
    DHL urgent On Demand Delivery
    DHL Delivery

    bill for O2
    get Your O2 bill is ready
    get Your O2 bill ready
    receive Your O2
    Your O2 bill is ready
    Your O2 billing
    Your O2 bill hasa been ready
    My O2 Business – Your O2 Bill is ready

    You sent a payment of 1826.00 GBP to Best ebuyer limited
    You sent a payment of 2516.00 GBP to EUROSPARK LTD
    You sent a payment of 2082.00 GBP to Spotify Limited
    You sent a payment of 1364.00 GBP to B E Jenkinson Ltd

    They all mention JsReport or Javascript report

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