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AGL warns of new malicious email scam

AGL is warning people about a new malicious email scam targeting both AGL customers and non-customers.

The hoax email is AGL-branded and contains malicious malware which allows scammers to infect the user's computer with ransomware and access personal information. The email presents as an e-account and asks users to click on a link.

AGL says people should check the sender's email address before opening emails, not to click on links and to delete the email from your inbox and deleted items folder.

ScamWatch advises that scammers are increasingly sophisticated in their attempts to get your money or personal details. Be alert and protect yourself from being scammed by following these tips on the ScamWatch website.