Is the botnet advisory real or a scam?

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Is the botnet advisory real or a scam?

We keep repeatly receiving a "botnet advisory" from ATT.  It asks you to do certain things and then forward the email to abuse@att.net.  Is this real or a scam of some type?

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Eeyore1 wrote:

We keep repeatly receiving a "botnet advisory" from ATT.  It asks you to do certain things and then forward the email to abuse@att.net.  Is this real or a scam of some type?


 

Probably legit. They've been doing it for a couple years now from what I've read.

 

Possibly triggered by suspicious IRC or torrent traffic and/or connections to other suspicious IP addresses.

 

Or you actually have a virus or other malware on your computer.

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=at%26t+botnet+warning

 

 

 

 

 




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