Virus Email - "First National Bank of Omaha / FNBO - Applicant #9908541042"
October 13, 2014
The email message below with the subject: "Applicant #9908541042," has a virus or Trojan horse attached to it that will infect your Windows computer if you open it. The message was not sent by the First National Bank of Omaha and was designed to trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment, disguised as a FNBO application. So, if you receive the same email message, please do not attempt to open the attachment.
Please continue reading below.
The Virus Email Message
Subject: Re: Applicant #9908541042
Your application for an FNBO Direct account has been received. As an FNBO Direct customer, not only will you receive an exceptional interest rate, you can be confident your accounts are held by a bank established in values of trust, integrity, and security.
Please find in the attached document information concerning your application.
Copyright (c) 2014 FNBO Direct, a division of First National Bank of Omaha. All Rights Reserved. Deposit Accounts are offered by First National Bank of Omaha,
Member FDIC. Deposits are insured to the maximum permitted by law.
P.O. Box 3707, Omaha, NE 68103-0707
Email ID: A1321.5
The attachment "FNBO_Direct_ application_9908541042.zip" contains the malicious file "FNBO_Direct_application_ 6736058675729333128.pdf.exe".
Note: The attachment name may change.
We found the following threats after scanning the malicious file:
The cybercriminals behind these malicious email messages aims are to trick the curious recipients into opening the malicious attachment, which will infect their computers with a virus or Trojan horse.
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 anyone of these malicious attachments, 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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