FedEx Virus Alert - Notice - Delivery Notification

FedEx Virus Alert - Notice - Delivery Notification

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The email message below: "Notice: Delivery Notification", which claims that FedEx has a package for you, and it will be returned if you do not download and review the package information, is a virus. The email was not sent by FedEx, and has a link to a Microsoft Word document called 'Receipt.doc' that contains what is called a Macro virus.

The FedEx Virus Email Message

Date: Thu 5/8/2014 9:16 AM
From: juliearena on behalf of FedEx
Subject: Notice: Delivery Notification

Dear Customer,

We have a package for you!

Unfortunately some important information is missing to complete the delivery.

Download and review your package information:

Review and Print (this Hyperlink is: .au/Receipt.doc)

You have 48 hours to complete the verification! Otherwise it will be return to the sender! Item confirmation number:104536785444

Thank you for choosing our service.

This messages has been sent by an auto responder system. Please do not reply to this message. The content of this message is protected by copyright and trademark laws under U.S and international law. Review our privacy policy.

All rights reserved.

The link in the email message goes to the link:, which will download the Microsoft Word document with the name "Receipt.doc" onto your computer. If you open the document, you will be prompt with a message by Microsoft Word to enable Macro in order to view the content.

The Macro Message Displayed In Microsoft Word

Content is disabled. Please enable macros to view the content.

Do allow or enable Macro for the Word document, because doing so will allow the Macro virus to run or execute and infect your computer.

If you have already opened the Word document and enabled Macro for it, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus on your computer.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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FedEx Virus Alert - Notice - Delivery Notification