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Just say NO to ZIP files

voicemailA popular way of spreading viruses has always been through email. The people sending out the viruses can be very tricky fooling even the more computer savvy users. A good rule of thumb I tell all my customers is to be on the look out for ZIP attachments. In the picture you see a ZIP file attached to an email telling me I have a voicemail. If I opened the attachment it would be virus city. This email goes out in many different forms trying to catch someone off guard. Below are some examples of ways viruses get sent out as ZIP files. For the standard computer user I just recommend staying away from the ZIP files completely.

You have recieved a package

Wedding invitation attached

Airline ticket attached

 

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