Emails Not to Open – A Warning From the FTC

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Businesses receiving email with the subject line, “NOTIFICATION OF CONSUMER COMPLAINT”are warned by the The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that the email is NOT from the FTC. The e-mail falsely states that a complaint has been filed with the agency against their company.

The FTC advises recipients not to click on any of the links or attachments with the e-mail. Clicking on the links may install a virus or other spyware on the computer. The FTC’s advice is to delete the email.

Learn more about how to prevent malicious software (malware) visit  http://www.onguardonline.gov/articles/0011-malware

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