Virus Email - "Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre"
Apr 22, 2015
The email message below: "Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre," has a malicious attachment that will infect the recipients' computers if they attempt to open it. The email was not sent by Xerox, but by cyber-criminals, whose aim is to infect the recipients' computers with a Trojan horse, which will allow them to spy on and steal their victims' personal and financial information. Recipients of the email message are asked to delete it and do not attempt to open the attachment.
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The Fake and Malicious Xerox WorkCentre Email
Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre
Please open the attached document. It was scanned and sent to you using a Xerox WorkCentre Pro.
Sent by: [email address removed]
Number of Images: 6
Attachment File Type: ZIP [PDF]
File Name: Scan001_9786729_028.zip
WorkCentre Pro Location: Machine location not set
Device Name: [removed]
Attached file is scanned image in PDF format.
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