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#1 Justa

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 04:27 PM

I am thoroughly familiar with the risks of clicking on E-Mail attachments but I clicked on one before engaging the brain.  The E-Mail appears to be a classic Phishing scam, this one says you must be in court at a certain time and date as a defendant in an illegal software dispute.  I was angry and clicked on the attachment to see what it was about.  Well absolutely nothing happened on my machine and I am hopeful one of my security programs may have stopped it but I have my doubts. Last night I allowed a HP recommended BIOS update recommended by HP.  This morning I got two message from the HP support assistant.  One stating I was running out of space on drive C and that an earlier version of Windows was taking up space.  Both absolutely incorrect.  Interesting as my laptop Windows was updated from 8 to 8.1 recently.

So I have run full scans of SuperAntispyware, Malwarebytes Pro & Norton 360.  All have been completely clean.

Laptop is fairly new HP ENVY I7 gen 4 with 16 GB of RAM.

 

I am not sure if my machine might be sending out E-Mail scams or

I am thoroughly familiar with the risks of clicking on E-Mail attachments but I clicked on one before engaging the brain.  The E-Mail appears to be a classic Phishing scam, this one says you must be in court at a certain time and date as a defendant in an illegal software dispute.  I was angry and clicked on the attachment to see what it was about.  Well absolutely nothing happened on my machine and I am hopeful one of my security programs may have stopped it but I have my doubts. Last night I allowed a HP recommended BIOS update recommended by HP.  This morning I got two message from the HP support assistant.  One stating I was running out of space on drive C and that an earlier version of Windows was taking up space.  Both absolutely incorrect.  Interesting as my laptop Windows was updated from 8 to 8.1 recently.

So I have run full scans of SuperAntispyware, Malwarebytes Pro & Norton 360.  All have been completely clean.

 

I am not sure if my machine might be sending out E-Mail scams or banking schemes.

I really need some help, especially on what actions I should be taking right now.

 

Thanks,

Randy

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banking schemes.

I really need some help, especially on what steps to be taken right now.

 

Thanks,

Randy

 



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