[olug] Fwd: [10.17.2016 34620193] Compromised Computer Notification from Cox Communications

Joseph Gulizia joseph.gulizia at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 12:42:05 CDT 2016

Got one of these emails today.  First one ever.

Called Cox they said it's not spam.



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Cox Customer Safety <abuse at cox.net>
Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 8:52 AM
Subject: [10.17.2016 34620193] Compromised Computer Notification from Cox
To: Me

Dear Subscriber,

Cox has identified that one or more of the computers in your home may be
infected with the Alureon / TDSS Virus.

Viruses can take control of your PC and gather your personal information
such as passwords and credit card numbers, putting your data at risk

The following FREE security tools could help you detect and remove
infections from your systems:
The Microsoft Safety Scanner

Norton Power Eraser

Cox Security Suite Plus powered by McAfee is included FREE with your Cox
High Speed Internet service.  This software can be used to help protect
up-to 5  devices in your home, including Windows and Mac OS computers, and
Android and Apple tablets and smartphones.
To get started, simply browse to www.cox.com/securitysuite and login with
your Cox primary User ID and Password.
If you already have an Anti-virus solution installed, you should refer to
your software manual before installing the Cox Security Suite.

If you need additional support, Cox offers premium technical support at
reasonable rates.
Visit Cox Tech Solutions at https://secure.coxtechsolutions.com/ or call
877.TEC.SOLV (832.7658) to get started.

If you would like additional information on the Alureon / TDSS Virus:

If you have any questions regarding this matter, you may call Cox Customer
Safety at 800-753-6085.


Cox Customer Safety

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