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Virus Email - "Voice Message Attached from 08439801260"

Virus Email - "Voice Message Attached from 08439801260"

The email message below with the subject: "Voice Message Attached from 08439801260," has an attachment that is a link to a virus or a Trojan horse that will that will infect the recipients' computers if it is open. The email message is a fake and was designed to trick the recipients into clicking on the malicious attachment disguised as an audio file. So, if you have received the same email please delete it.

Please continue reading below.

The Malicious Email Message

Subject: Voice Message Attached from 08439801260

Attachment: 08439801260_20150725_150834.wav.lnk

Time: Jul 29, 2015 9:14 PM

Click attachment to listen to Voice Message

If the attachment is clicked by the recipients, it will prompt them to download a Trojan horse. If the recipients download the file and open it, there computers will get infected with the virus or Trojan.

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

Now, if you have already opened the malicious attachment, 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.

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

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