Virus Alert: USPS warns of bogus e-mail

USPS warns of malicious e-mail
USPS warns of malicious e-mail

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) says some postal customers are receiving bogus e-mails about a package delivery.

The e-mails contain a link that, when opened, installs a malicious virus that can steal personal information from your PC.

The e-mails claim to be from the U.S. Postal Service and contain fraudulent information about an attempted or intercepted package delivery. You are instructed to click on a link to find out when you can expect your delivery. Postal Inspectors warn: Do not click on the link.

USPS says you should delete the message without taking any further action. The Postal Inspection Service says its working to resolve the issue and shut down the malicious program.

If you have questions about a delivery or wish to report spam, please call 1-800-ASK-USPS.

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