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Fake iTunes Offer Hides Malware

'Gift voucher' email contains infected file
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 25, 2011 2:14 AM CST

(Newser) – An iTunes gift voucher scam is doing the rounds just in time for Black Friday. Users receive an email saying they have been awarded $50 of iTunes credit which they can access by using a security code in an attached file, the BBC reports. The file actually contains malware which opens up the user's computer to hackers, allowing them to grab passwords. (Read more iTunes stories.)

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