BBB has updated its advice and recommends the following to anyone who receives the email:
- Do not open any attachments
- Do not click on any links
- Delete the email from your inbox, and then delete it again from your trash or recycling folder
- Run a full system scan using reputable virus software
Earlier BBB said to run the scan only if you’d opened the attachment or clinked on the link, but because the virus causes so much damage, we are now recommending that everyone who gets it run the scan. If you are networked, run a scan on all computers.
Domain owners should also set up a sender policy framework (SPF) and set their spam filter to use it. Microsoft offers a simple, four-step process for setting up an SPF: www.microsoft.com/mscorp/safety/content/technologies/senderid/wizard/
For information on how to know if the email is real or a fake, go to: www.bbb.org