Attention Changes in the Bank Reports Malicious Email
Jan 5, 2013
If you receive the malicious e-mail message below, please delete it or report it as: junk, phishing scam. This message is being sent to thousands of persons (spamvertising) by scammers, to infect their computers with malicious programs. According to Webroot security, if you click on the link "NEW REGULATIONS.DOC 337Kb" in the e-mail message, you will expose your computer to malicious programs like viruses, Trojans and other malwares served by the Black Hole Exploit Kit.
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Here is a copy of the e-mail message
Attention! Changes in the bank reports!
According to the new rules of the Ministry of Finance, we should change the rules of record keeping on your bank account.
We ask you to familiarize yourself with the said rules.to confirm your agreement, print out the last sheet, sign it and send it back to us.
NEW REGULATIONS.DOC 337Kb
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