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Virus Email: Kindly open to see export License and payment invoice attached

Date: July 11, 2013 12:17 PM - Views: 2,874 - Comment: 0
Virus Email: Kindly open to see export License and payment invoice attached

If you receive the malicious email message below, please do not open the attachment. The attachment is a malicious program or malware called a Trojan horse. The email message is a trick used by the cybercriminals behind these spam emails, to coerce the recipients into believing that they have received some form of payment.

This will therefore cause the curious recipient of this email message to open the malicious attachment, thinking he/she is opening an invoice.

Here is a copy of the virus email 


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Subject: invoice copy

Kindly open to see export License and payment invoice attached,
meanwhile we sent the balance payment yesterday.

Please confirm if it has settled in your account or you can call if there is any problem.

Thanks
Karen parker


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The name of the email attachment is "Invoice copy.zip". This file contains the malicious program or malware: "invoice copy.exe".

The following threats were found after scanning the file "Invoice copy.zip" or "Invoice copy.exe"

  • UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
  • Trojan.Zbot

Now remember, a Trojan horse allows a cybercriminals to take control of your computer remotely from anywhere around the world. With remote control of your computer, they can use your computer to commit cybercrimes or steal your personal / financial information.

If you have already opened the malicious attachment, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on your computer.

Also, click here to view of a list of email attachments that you should never open.

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