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Virus German Email - Sparkassen-Finanzportal - Savings Banks Finance Portal

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Virus German Email - Sparkassen-Finanzportal - Savings Banks Finance Portal

The email message below with the subject: "Sparkassen-Finanzportal" translated to English: "Savings Banks Finance Portal," has a link to a malicious file that will infect your Windows computer if you open it. The message was designed to trick the recipients into clicking on the link within it, by claiming that a certain amount of money was debited from their bank accounts and they need to click the link to view the debit transaction. But, this is not true and the link will only download a malicious file onto their computers or devices.

The Virus Email Message in German

From: Sparkassen-Finanzportal [mailto:peter.voges @devk-hildesheim.de]

Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:25 AM

Subject: Status Kontostand #255822

Guten Tag r rodrigues,

Es wurden 2677 EUR von Ihrem Konto #322877 abgebucht. Details des Abbuchungsvorgangs: Auffällige Kontobewegung.

Freundliche Grüße, Sparkasse GmbH.

The Virus Email Message Translated to English

From: Savings Banks Finance Portal [mailto: peter.voges @devk-hildesheim.de]

Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:25 AM

Subject: Status Balance # 255822

Good day r rodrigues,

There were 2677 EUR debited from your account # 322877. Details of the debiting process: Showy account movement.

Kind regards, Sparkasse GmbH.

The link in the email message goes to the following website address or location and download the malicious file "Informationen_Kontobewegung _dezember_2014.zip":

  • http://namchamviet.com/_SYNCAPP/8A06EZ

The cybercriminals behind these malicious email messages aims are to trick the curious recipients into opening the malicious attachment, which will infect their computers with a virus or Trojan horse.

Once your computer has become infected with this malicious Trojan horse, the cybercriminals behind this email message will be able to access and take control of your computer remotely from anywhere around the world. They may spy on you, use your computer to commit cybercrimes, or steal your personal and financial information.

Now, if you have already opened clicked on the link, downloaded and open the malicious file, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it. The name of the attachment 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 ".scr", 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.

For a list of other virus email messages, please click here.

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