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Beware of DHL e-Notification Virus Email Message

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Beware of DHL e-Notification Virus Email Message

The email message below with the subject: "DHL e-Notification," is a fake, contains a malicious attachment, and was not sent by DHL. The malicious email message are being sent by cyber-criminals, contains the malicious attachment "DHL_00116839001-pdf.jar," which will infect the computers of the recipients who attempt to open it with a virus, Trojan horse, spyware or some other malware. So, recipients of the same email message should delete it and never attempt to open the malicious attachment it contains.

It is very important to remember never to open unexpected attachment that has a name ending with “.jar”. Files ending with ".jar" contain Java programming code that can infect a computer or mobile device with a virus or other malware.

A Sample of the DHL e-Notification Virus Email Messages

Subject: DHL e-Notification (Ref:1608/03/00116839001)
Mon 3/13/2017 3:43 AM
From: dhlexpressdelivery405@gmail.com
Attachment: DHL_00116839001-pdf.jar

Dear customer,

We attempted to deliver your item at 13:50PM on FRI MAR 10th, 2017.

(Read enclosed file detail)

The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping address, so this notify has been automatically sent.

If the parcel is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 72 hours of working days, it will be returned to the sender.

Label Number: DB_DHL_00116839001/AD
Expected Delivery Date: MARCH 10th, 2017
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent

Read the enclosed file for details.

Thank you,

DHL Customer Service.

2017 © DHL International GmbH. All rights reserved.

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