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Received E-mail With Attachment And I Clicked It


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#1 Martel

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 08:52 PM

Win XP MCE
SP2
AdAware
Tea Timer (Spy Bot)
CA antivirus

I received an e-mail from FedEx saying they could not deliver my package and I should come pick it up.
The message advised that I should print the attachment to claim my package.

I clicked on the attachment and nothing happened .
attachment name is WD6128922.1.321.CO2.efw

It also had a FedEx tracking number.
I went to Fed Ex and they told me many people have been comming in asking for this same tracking number. ( A bogus number )

My computer seems fine ....should I be freaking out?

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Posted 22 August 2008 - 04:48 AM

http://www.fileinfo.net/extension/efw

that file was renamed by CA to protect you, it could not execute, might be malware but it might be hoax
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Posted 22 August 2008 - 06:26 PM

DaChew,

Thanks for the info.

I felt like such a knucklehead after I realized what I had done.

Way to go CA

I appreciate your response.

Martel

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