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Computing News | Anti-Piracy Scam Emails Target BitTorrent Users

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Posted by: Tweaker
Date added: 10:57 Sunday, 7th September 2008 GMT
Source: Torrent Freak News

People who are afraid that they might get caught and fined for their BitTorrent use may find themselves getting sucked into a recent email scam which preys on this fear. Emails are being sent out claiming to come from anti-piracy group MediaDefender which inform the recipient that their illegal filesharing is being tracked. The person is supposed to open up an attachment for information about the violations which, of course, ends up actually being a virus. These emails are apparently being randomly sent out; their success points to the frequency of BitTorrent use and the widespread fear of being caught for illegal downloads.

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