Posted: 23 September, 2016

WARNING: People Are Putting Malicious USBs In Letterboxes

If you get a USB in your letterbox – do NOT put it in your computer!

If you get a USB in your letterbox – do NOT put it in your computer!


Police are urging residents to be wary following reports last week of USB flash drives laden with malicious software being left in letterboxes in Pakenham in Melbourne. 

When the residents inserted the drives into their computers they have experiences fraudulent offers and other serious issues.

The issue has only occured in Melbourne so far but it's still a good warning for everyone.  

Anyone with information about those behind the scam is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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