Beware of Virus Email - "You Have 1 New Fax Document - Download Attached To This Email"
Nov 20, 2015
The email message below with the subject: "You have 1 new fax document," is a fake and has a malicious attachment. The fake and malicious email message is being sent by cyber-criminals to infect the recipients' computers with a virus or a Trojan horse. Therefore, any attempts to open the malicious attachment will infect the recipients' computers with a virus or Trojan horse, which will create a back-door on their computers that will allow cyber-criminals to come in and steal their personal and financial. The cyber-criminals will also take control of the victims' computers, which they will use for other fraudulent purposes.
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The Fake and Malicious Email Message
Subject: You have 1 new fax, document 00539556
From: Interfax (email@example.com)
You have received a new fax.
Please, download fax document attached to this email.
Scanned in: 30 seconds
Quality: 300 DPI
From: Mike Fisher
File size: 296 Kb
Scanned at: Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:19:43 +0300
Pages sent: 12
Fax name: fax00539556.doc
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