Your Bill Is Ready - Virus Vodafone Monthly Bill Email Message
Nov 21, 2013
The fake Vodafone email monthly bill below, which claims that the recipient's bill is a bit more, because they went over their total talk minutes, text messages or data, contains a virus. The attachment that the email is asking the recipient to open is actually a computer virus. If you open this malicious attachment, your computer will become infected with a Trojan horse, which is a malicious computer program designed to spy on you and allow a hacker to take control of your computer remotely.
Please continue reading below.
The Malicious Vodafone Monthly Bill Email Message
Subject: Your bill is ready
>This month's bill for your account is ready online. It's for £590.59.If it's a bit more than usual, it could be because you went over the minutes, texts or data included in your plan. Or made calls to ?08? or international numbers.
Or even used your phone abroad. You'll find more about what is and isn't included in your plan on your bill. And there are some great ways to keep costs down at vodafone.co.uk/extras
Check attached file for more information
The easy way to keep track of your bills
To make sure you know what to expect from future bills, we've made it easy to keep tabs on all your minutes, texts and data. Wherever you are.
On your mobile: Download the free My Vodafone app on iOS,
Android or BlackBerry
Online: Log in to My Vodafone
Over the phone: Call us on 44555 free from your mobile
Vodafone Customer Services team
If you've got a question, try our online support area.
You'll find loads of useful information and advice. But please don't reply to this email as it won't reach us.
If you receive this email message and any other similar to it, please do not follow the instructions in it or open the attachment, because it was not sent by Vodafone.
The malicious attachment is a Trojan horse, which allows a hacker to take control of your computer. With control of your computer, these cybercriminals can spy on you and use your computer to carrying out their illegal activities. All the illegal activities that these hackers will be able to carry out, will be traced right back to your computer.
If you unknowingly opened the malicious attachment, please use your antivirus software to do a full scan of your computer.
We also recommend that you use the Bitdefender free online scanner to scan your computer for threats. Click here to scan your computer.
For a list of email attachments that you should never open, please click here.
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