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"Thank you for Your Order - Your Adobe License Key" Virus Emails

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"Thank you for Your Order - Your Adobe License Key" Virus Emails

Cybercriminals are sending out fake Adobe product email messages, with a computer virus or Trojan horse attached. The email messages claim that the recipients have bought an Adobe product, and they need to open the attachment in order to retrieve the license key. Remember, these email messages were not sent by Adobe and the attachments are malicious computer programs called a Trojan horse that will infect your computer if you attempt to open them.

Please continue reading below.

Some of the Malicious Adobe Virus Emails

Order Notification.
Thank you for buying Adobe InDesign CS4 software.
Your Adobe License key is in attached document below.
Adobe Systems Incorporated.
License_Key_OR6956.zip (115)

Hello.

Thank you for buying Dreamweaver CS6 software. Your Adobe License key is in attached document below.

Adobe Systems Incorporated.
License_Key_OR4616.zip (115)
Order Notification

Thank you for buying Director 11.5 software.
Your Adobe License key is in attached document below.
Adobe Systems Incorporated.
License_Key_OR2913.zip (115)

Order Notification.
Thank you for buying Contribute CS5 software software.
Your Adobe License key is in attached document below.
Adobe Systems Incorporated.
License_Key_OR5505.zip (115)

Order Notification.

Thank you for buying Acrobat® X Suite software.
Your Adobe License key is in attached document below.
Adobe Systems Incorporated.
License_Key_OR7303.zip (115)

Order Notification.
Thank you for buying ColdFusion software.
Your Adobe License key is in attached document below.

Adobe Systems Incorporated.
License_Key_OR6511.zip (115)

The attached Zip files contain the following malicious files:

  • License_Key_Document_ Adobe_Systems_____.exe
  • License_Key_Document_Adobe _Systems_Incorporated.exe

When we scanned these files, we found the following threats:

  • Trojan-Downloader.Win32 .Dofoil.rql
  • Trojan.GenericKD.1465344
  • TR/Agent.byr
  • Trojan.Injector

Now, if you have already opened one of the malicious attachments, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it. The name of the attachments may change, so be careful when opening email attachments.

If you don’t have antivirus software installed on your computer, please click here for a list of free antivirus software.

Never open an attachment that has a name ending with “.exe”, because these are computer programs that can infect your computer with a virus or some other malware.

Click here for a list of email attachments you should never open, regardless of where they came from.

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any. And, forward malicious email messages to us using the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com .

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