Fake and Malicious Email - "Exceptive Deduction for You"
Jul 21, 2015
The poorly written email message below: "Exceptive Deduction for You" is a fake and has a malicious attachment disguised as a price list. If you have received this email message, please do not attempt to open the attachment; you should instead delete it. The email was sent by cyber-criminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into opening the malicious attachment, which will infect their computers with a malicious computer program called a Trojan horse.
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Once infected, the Trojan horse will allow cyber-criminals to remotely gain access to the victims' computers from anywhere around the world without their knowledge. This will allow the cyber-criminals to spy on them, steal their user names, passwords, personal and financial information, which will be used to steal their money or identity. So, please do not follow the instructions in the email message if you have received it, delete it instead.
The victims of the fake email message are advised to do a full scan of their computers with the anti-virus software installed on them.
The Fake and Malicious Email Message.
Subject: exceptive deduction for you
Attachment: special_pricelist_and_ identificational_number.zip
Unluckily for us, but not for you , we are going out of biz !
We thought you would be engaged in this trade announcement that we are sending at the moment.
Commencing on 07/14/15 to next week , all in our shop will be up for sale with 70 % reduction for our best frequenters.in the applied papers you will get pricelist and identificational number that you should produce to take an advantage of special expenses. We will look forward to seeing you very soon ,
Truly John Wallace Holder
The attachment contains the following malicious file: "special_pricelist_and_ identificational_number.scr"
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