The email message below: "eFax message from 16023994730," is a fake eFax email message. This malicious email message was not sent by eFax and has a virus or a Trojan horse attached, disguised as a fax that will infect your computer if you open it.
The Malicious eFax Email Message
Subject: eFax message from 16023994730 - 1 page(s), Caller-ID: 602-399-4730
You have received a 1 page fax at 2014-01-27 05:45:20 CDT.
* The reference number for this fax is min1_did13-1329191075-6023994730-49.
View this fax online, on our website : http://www.efax.com/fax/ fax_view.aspx ?fax_id=6023994730
Please visit www.eFax.com/en/ efax/twa/page/help if you have any questions regarding this message or your service.
Thank you for using the eFax service!
This email message contains the malicious Zip or compressed file efax_6023994730.zip, which contains the dangerous virus or Trojan efax_6023994730.pif. Attempts to open this file will only infect your computer.
Once your computer is infected with this Trojan horse, the cyber-criminals behind this malicious 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 the malicious file, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it.
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