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Beware of "Bank Statement Please Read" Virus Email Message

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Beware of "Bank Statement Please Read" Virus Email Message

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The email message below: "Bank Statement Please Read," has a malicious computer program attached that will infect your Windows computer if you open it. The message was not sent by any US Bank, tries to trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment by claiming that it contains their December invoice with Property Tax and other documents.

The "Bank Statement Please Read" Virus Email Message

Hello 4b9b492c83bf1cec,

I attached the December Invoice that contains the Property Tax and the other document showing the details mentioned below.

I am at your disposal for any further question.

Waiting for your instructions concerning the document attached.

Manuel Sexton
USBank_December_2013_3EA02489B3.zip

This malicious email message has an attachment called USBank_December_ 2013_3EA02489B3.zip, which contains the malicious Trojan horse file USBank_December_ 2013_3EA02489B3.exe. Attempts to open this file will infect your computer with a Trojan horse.

When we scanned the file USBank_December_ 2013_3EA02489B3.exe, the following threats were detected:

  • Trojan.PWS.ZCV
  • Trojan/Win32.Injector
  • TR/Agent.cada.24594
  • Win32:Malware-gen
  • Trojan.PWS.ZCV
  • HW32.CDB.421a
  • W32/Trojan.HZOB-1087
  • Trojan.DownLoader9.22851
  • Win32/PSW.Fareit.A
  • Trojan-PSW.Win32.Fareit (A)
  • W32/Trojan5.JHN
  • W32/Fareit.ANAQ!tr
  • Trojan.PWS.ZCV
  • Trojan-Spy.Zbot

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 USBank_December_ 2013_3EA02489B3.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.

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

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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  • January 10, 2014 at 7:18 PM by an anonymous user from Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

    I got this earlier today and really thought it was from our bank! Messed my laptop up big time, thankfully and I hope it's been removed!

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Beware of "Bank Statement Please Read" Virus Email Message