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Virus Email Message - The CDS Group of Companies Invoice - 168027

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Virus Email Message - The CDS Group of Companies Invoice - 168027

The email message below: "CDS Invoice: 168027," has a virus or Trojan horse attached to it that will infect your Windows computer if you open it. The message is a fake and was not by sent by The CDS Group of Companies. It was instead designed and sent by cybercriminals to trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment, by claiming that the recipients should find their invoice number attached.

The Virus Email Message - The CDS Group of Companies CDS Invoice: 168027

From: "accounts @cdsgroup.co.uk" <accounts @cdsgroup.co.uk>
Subject: CDS Invoice: 168027

+44 (0) 20 8752 8040
email: enquiries @cdsgroup.co.uk

Dear client
Please find attached your invoice number 168027

If you have any queries with this invoice, please email us at accounts @cdsgroup.co.uk or call us on 020 8752 8040

For and on behalf of

The CDS Group of Companies
Crawfords of London  |  CrawfordsDelivery Services  |  Media Express  |    CDS International
Passenger Car Services  Same Day UK Couriers   TV Support Units             Overnight & International

The email attachment “CDS_INVOICE_168027.PDF.zip” is not a document or letter, but a file that that contains the malicious file or virus “CDS_INVOICE_168027.PDF.exe”.

Do not open files ending with “.zip” or “.rar”, unless you are expecting these files from someone. Cybercriminals are compressing or adding their viruses to archive files such as Zip (“.zip”)  or WinRAR( “.rar”) to make them undetectable or able to bypass your email provider’s virus scanners.

If you open this malicious file, your computer will get infected with a Trojan horse, which the cybercriminals behind this message will be able to use 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 the malicious file, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it.

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

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

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