Walmart Scheduled Home Delivery Problem Virus Email
January 10, 2014
December 27, 2013
The email message below: "Scheduled Home Delivery Problem", has a malicious computer program attached that will infect your Windows computer if you open it. The message was not sent by any Facebook, tries to trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment by claiming that their Wal-mart order has failed because the address was not specified correctly.
Please continue reading below.
The “Scheduled Home Delivery Problem” Virus Email
Subject: Scheduled Home Delivery Problem
Your order WM-007468202 delivery has failed because the address was not specified correctly. You are advised to fill this form and send it back to us.
If your reply is not received within one week, you will be paid your money back but 17% will be deducted since you order was booked for Christmas holidays.
2013 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
The contents of this e-mail and any attachment(s) are confidential and intended for the named recipient(s) only. E-mail transmission is not guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or may contain viruses in transmission.
This malicious email message has an attachment called walmartform_denver.zip, which contains the malicious Trojan horse file walmartform_denver.exe. Attempts to open the walmartform_denver.exe file will infect your computer with a Trojan horse.
When we scanned the file walmartform_denver.exe, the following threats were detected:
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 this malicious attachment ( walmartform_denver.exe), 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 “.exe”, because these are computer programs that can infect your computer with a virus or some other malware.
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