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Is that online greeting card really a secret keylogger?

Is that online greeting card really a secret keylogger?
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Between work, family, friends and you - my fantastic listeners - I read and respond to hundreds of emails a day. That's not a bad thing!

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Despite having text messaging, voice calling and video chat, email is still one of the best ways to communicate. Unfortunately, like every other good thing there are criminals that use it for evil.

I've warned you about email phishing scams before. These pretend to be one thing - an email from a major company or friend - but really are meant to trick you into giving away information or downloading a malicious virus.

Online greeting cards are just one of the newest tricks scammers are using. And one of a hacker's favorite viruses to deliver with them is a dangerous keylogger.

Luckily, I have a few tips that will help you know which emails to avoid so you aren't infected.

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