Virus Email - Final Alert For - Thank you for Buying at Our Store
November 18, 2014
October 17, 2014
The email message below with the subject: "Final Alert For..." has a link that goes to a malicious website that will download a malicious file with the name 'ShippingInfo_HLDBPDF.scr'. This malicious file will infect your Windows computer if you open it. The fake and malicious message was created by cyber-criminals to trick the recipients into clicking on the link by claiming that they need to do so in order to view the shipped items they have ordered.
Please continue reading below.
The Virus Email Message
Final Alert For [Email Address Removed]
Thank you for buying at our store!
Order from October 17 2014
We are happy to let you know that the item is being shipped to you. We also provided invoice file to residential address.
Order No: 072431733
Order total: 2337.89 USD
Delivery date: Oct 18 2014.
Please click the link given below to see more information about your order.
If you open the malicious file, your computer will become infected. 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 clicked on the link, downloaded and open the malicious file, 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.
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