Verify Your MailBox Scam — How to Restore Your Browser

This article has been created in order to help you by explaining to you how to remove the Verify Your MailBox Scam which can be encountered via email messages.

The Verify Your MailBox Scam is a new phishing scheme that is being orchestrated by an unknown hacker collective. It seeks to manipulate computer users into believing that their inbox is reaching its quota and redirects them to a hacker-comtrolled site.

Threat Summary

NameVerify Your MailBox
Type Scam / Malware
Short DescriptionAims to trick victims to be redirected to a third-party site that hijacks sensitive personal data.
SymptomsEmail messages that claim that their inbox quota has been reached.
Distribution MethodVia e-mail messages that imitate legitimate email notification messages .
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Verify Your MailBox Scam – Overview

Malware researchers have discovered a new phishing scam that is being distributed at users worldwide. There are several possible routes of delivery that can all be executed at the same time. There are several methods that remain the most popular:

  • Email Messages — The hacker operators can orchestrate large email campaigns that carry the phishing message. It is disguised as being sent by a legitimate company by hijacking their original text, images, design elements and templates.
  • Phishing Web Sites — The hacker operators create specific sites for the Verify Your MailBox scam. They may impersonate the domain names or use other tactics to confuse the users into falling victim to the scam.
  • Scripts & Ad Redirects — Another probable scenario is the use of malicious scripts (pop-ups, redirects, banners, in-line hyperlinks and others) and ad networks that can possibly be made visible to legitimate sites as (Read more...)

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