FTC Warns of New "Funeral Notification" Scam

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Scammers are always looking for new ways to trick you into clicking on links, and download dangerous viruses onto your computer.

But a new scam is taking the trick to a new low.

According to the Federal Trade Commission, con artists are sending bogus emails with the subject line "funeral notification."

At first glance, the email may look like its from a legitimate funeral home.The message might offer condolences, and even a link for more information about the upcoming celebration of life for your friend of loved one.

But instead of sending you to the funeral home's website, the link downloads malware to your computer.