Beware of Fake Funeral Notices

With the latest malware campaign aimed at hijacking sensitive computer files and online accounts, scammers have sunk to a new low — specifically, six feet under.

Cybercrooks are emailing fake funeral notifications. Stealing the names and logos of legitimate funeral homes, they appear to be an e-invite to a funeral or remembrance service for an unnamed friend or acquaintance.

http://blog.aarp.org/2014/02/13/beware-of-fake-funeral-notices/ 

Updated: February 23, 2014 — 10:14 pm

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