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"Your Facebook Login is Currently Removed" - A Fake Email with a Virus Attached

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"Your Facebook Login is Currently Removed" - A Fake Email with a Virus Attached

The email message below with the subject: "Your Facebook login is currently removed," has a malicious attachment that will infect the recipients' computers if they attempt to open it. The email message is a fake and was not sent by Facebook. It was sent by cyber-criminals, whose aim is to infect the recipients' computers with a malware called a Trojan horse, which will allow them to spy on and steal their victims' personal and financial information. Recipients of the email message are asked to delete it and do not attempt to open the attachment.

The Fake and Malicious Email

Subject: Your Facebook login is currently removed.

During the last weeks, facebook was attacked so you are required to open the attached application. This will generate a trusted connection to our network and your location can be safe.

Facebook is trying to contact all our members in no time but we have limited email resources. Our company would be appreciative if you will mail the attached program to your peers and family asap.

NOTICE that you will only be able to access the utility by using a Microsoft computer

Now, recipients of the email message who have already opened the malicious attachment, are advised do a full scan of their computers with the antivirus software installed on them.

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.

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Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

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