Virus Email Message - Hello Dear I Found Your Profile on A Dating Site
March 3, 2014
The email message below: "Hello dear I found your profile on a dating site match.tsom decided to write you a letter," has a virus or Trojan horse attached to it that will infect your computer if you open it. The message was designed to trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment by disguising it as an image or photo.
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The Virus Email Message: "Hello dear I found your profile on a dating site match.tsom"
Subject: Hello dear
Hey. I found your profile on a dating site match.tsom decided to write you a letter. You keep looking for your soul mate?
The attachment (IMG0584930530-JPG.rar) is not an image, but a WinRAR (.rar) or a compressed file, which contains the Windows malicious executable file “IMG0584930530-JPG.scr” or “IMG0584930530-JPG.exe”.
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” or “.scr”, 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.
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