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Offline polonus

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Zipped malware attachments on the increase..........
« on: October 23, 2009, 07:50:57 PM »
Hi malware fighters,

Never open a zip-file that comes with unsollicited mail whatever the name of the campaign - just simply do not do it period.

Why, read here: http://garwarner.blogspot.com/2009/10/zipped-malware-attachments-in-spam-here.html

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Re: Zipped malware attachments on the increase..........
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2009, 10:53:01 PM »
Why sort out zip files for special attention; never open any attachment or click any links in unsolicited email.
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Re: Zipped malware attachments on the increase..........
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2009, 11:12:28 PM »
Why sort out zip files for special attention; never open any attachment or click any links in unsolicited email.

It would appear he was replying to the thread topic "Zipped malware attachments on the increase..." therefore not necessarily giving  inappropriate "special attention" to .zip files.

Nonetheless, you are correct concerning clicking on links or opening attachments of any type. Unsolicited emails should simply be deleted without further action from the recipient.