Philippines Typhoon Disaster Email Scams and Phishing Attack Warning

Original release date: November 12, 2013

After a natural disaster phishing emails and websites requesting donations for bogus charitable organizations begin to appear. Users should be aware of potential email scams and phishing attacks regarding the recent Philippines Typhoon disaster. Email scams may contain links or attachments which may direct users to phishing or malware-laden websites.

US-CERT encourages users to take the following measures to protect themselves:

US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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