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Fake and Virus CriticalReach.org Email Message - Homicide Suspect

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Fake and Virus CriticalReach.org Email Message - Homicide Suspect

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The email below with the subject: "Homicide Suspect," is a fake CriticalReach.org message. The email message was not sent by CriticalReach, but by cybercriminals whose intentions are to trick you into opening the malicious virus or Trojan horse email attachment disguised as an Adobe Reader PDF document. CriticalReach is a non-profit organization, which provides Americans with an alert system that saves lives, gets dangerous felons off the streets, and builds safer communities.

The Fake and Virus CriticalReach.org Email Message

Subject:  Homicide Suspect
Attachment:  ~apbnet00~50~44b76b05-3e01-414a-8469-04f234689df3~Email.zip
Bulletin Headline: HOMICIDE SUSPECT
Sending Agency: Huntington Park Police
Sending Location: CA - Los Angeles - Huntington Park
Bulletin DateTime: 2014-03-25 @ 18:42
Bulletin Case#: 14-74380
Bulletin Author: BARILLAS #9395
Sending User #: 53102
APBnet Version: 236980

The bulletin is a pdf attachment to this email. The Adobe Reader (from Adobe.com) will display and print the bulletin best.

You can Not reply to the bulletin by clicking on the Reply button in your email software.

If you have received this email message, please delete it. The attachment or the file “~apbnet00~50~44b76b05-3e01-414a-8469-04f234689df3~Email.zip is not an Adobe Reader PDF document, but a Zip or a compressed file, which contains the Windows malicious virus or Trojan file “~apbnet00~50~44b76b05-3e01-414a-8469-04f234689df3~Email.exe”.  

Do not open files ending with “.zip” or “.rar”, unless you are expecting these files from someone. Cybercriminals are compressing or adding their viruses to archive files such as Zip (“.zip”)  or WinRAR (“.rar”) to make them undetectable or able to bypass your email provider’s virus scanners.

If you open this malicious file, your computer will get infected with a Trojan horse, which the cybercriminals behind this message will be able to use 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.

If you don’t have antivirus software installed on your computer, please click here for a list of free antivirus software. For a list of other virus email messages, please click here.

Also, 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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Fake and Virus CriticalReach.org Email Message - Homicide Suspect