Sprint Spam Email

DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS IN THIS EMAIL

Update: September 19, 2012 – A similar Sprint bill spam has been spotted at NU this week.

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We have detected a new spam email at NU disguised as a bill notification email from Sprint. You can tell this is a spam email because when you hover over a link with your mouse you will see the URL belonging to http://xxxxxisersalong.se/lbemkw9f/index.html. This is not a Sprint website.

To verify your Sprint account, log into Sprint directly at http://www.sprint.com/

The best way to keep your computer safe is to install and keep up to date Anti Virus software. NU offers FREE Anti Virus software to members of the NU Community.

Here are suggestions on how to avoid malware on your computer.

DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS IN THIS EMAIL

The links in this email open a webpage that tries to install the Blackhole Exploit Toolkit. Blackhole is a very powerful and dangerous malware that will take take over and further damage your computer.

Technical Article: Sophos:Exploring the Blackhole Exploit Kit (March 2012)

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