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This fake Obamacare email has a virus that could drain your bank account

This fake Obamacare email has a virus that could drain your bank account
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If you've received an email about the Affordable Care Act recently, be careful. It could be a fake. Hackers have sent out the bogus email to try and trick you into downloading malware that could swipe all the money from your bank account.

The Department of Labor sent out a real email last month that included information about updates to its Affordable Care Act page, but now it looks like hackers have used that legitimate email as a template for a new scam. The fake email includes a link to a site that will prompt you to download malware.

The security experts over at Naked Security spotted the bogus email. It uses similar language to the original email and even includes the Department of Labor logo and other similar formatting. But, instead of summarizing the changes to the Affordable Care Act page, it tells you to follow a link to download more information.

Next page: See the fake email
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