Lloyds Bank Transaction Notification - Virus Email Message

The email message below: "Lloyds Bank transaction notification," has a virus or Trojan horse attached to it that will infect your Windows computer if you open it. The message was designed to trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment, disguised as a bank transaction payment receipt.

Lloyds Bank Transaction Notification - Virus Email Message
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The Virus Email Message - Lloyds Bank transaction notification

Subject: Lloyds Bank transaction notification #2259-333

Transaction is completed. £22365 has been successfully transfered. If the transaction was made by mistake please contact our customer service.

Receipt of payment is attached.

Lloyds Bank is a trading name of Lloyds Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Lloyds Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No. 122702). Registered in England. Registered

 Number is 1026167 with registered office at 1 Churchill Place, London E162HP.
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The attachment "Paymnet receipt 7882-661 21-02-2014.zip” contains the malicious file "Paymnet receipt 7882-661 21-02-2014.exe".

The malicious file contains the following threats when we scanned it for virus:

  • Trojan.GenericKD.1577824
  • TrojanSpy.Zbot!mzORG4zRIwE
  • Trojan/Win32.Zbot
  • Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
  • Trojan.GenericKD.1577824
  • TrojanPWS.Zbot.gen
  • W32/Trojan.QIRO-3024

This email message was not sent by Lloyds Bank, but by cybercriminals, whose aim is to trick the curious recipients into opening the malicious attachment that 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.

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

For a list of other virus email messages, please click here.

This  virus email message is similar to the Coutts Private Bank Services Transaction Notification email message.

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