Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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17.1.12

Another Scam: "A DGTFX Virus has been detected in your yahoo.com folders..."


Account Information
Dear Yahoo Subscriber,
=====================
Virus Notification
A DGTFX Virus has been detected in your yahoo.com folders. Your email account has to be upgraded to our new Secured DGTFX anti-virus 2011 version to prevent damages to our web mail log and to your important files. Click your reply tab, Fill the columns below and send back to us or your email account will be terminated to avoid spread of the virus.
 
Email:
User name:
Password:
Reconfirm Password:
 
Note that your password will be encrypted with 1024-bit RSA keys for your password safety.
 
All yahoo.com User Should Reply Now !!! 
Failure to do this will immediately render your Web-email address deactivated from our database.
Thank you for your co-operation.
 
Warning Code :ID67565434
Yahoo Account Support.
Copyright ©2011
No virus found in this message.
Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
Version: 2012.0.1831 / Virus Database: 2090/4551 - Release Date: 10/14/11

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