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Beware of "The Bank INTERAC was Accepted' Royal Bank of Canada Virus Email

2014-07-30T14:03:20 -  +
Beware of "The Bank INTERAC was Accepted' Royal Bank of Canada Virus Email

The email message below "The Bank INTERAC was accepted," 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 payment report from the Royal Bank of Canada. This malicious email message is a fake and was not sent by the Royal Bank of Canada or RBC.

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The Malicious "The Bak INTERAC was Accepted" Email

Subject: The Bank INTERAC was accepted
The Bank INTERAC to Vincent Neyno was accepted
The Bank INTERAC to Ludovic Metcalfe was accepted

Attachment: INTERAC_PAYMENT_07222014.zip

The INTERAC Bank payment $13 419.00 (CAD) that you sent to Arnaud Slocombe, was accepted. The transfer is now complete.

Message recipient: The rating was not provided.

See details in the attached report.

Thank you for using the Service INTERAC Bank RBC Royal Bank.


The INTERAC Bank payment $13 292.91 (CAD) that you sent to Vincent Neyno, was accepted.

The transfer is now complete.

Message recipient: The rating was not provided.

See details in the attached report.

Thank you for using the Service INTERAC Bank RBC Royal Bank.

The attachment "INTERAC_PAYMENT_07222014.zip” contains the malicious file "INTERAC_PAYMENT_07222014.exe". We found the following threats after scanning the malicious file:

  • Downloader.Generic13.CLZN
  • Trojan.GenericKD.1772406
  • Trojan/Win32.Upatre
  • TR/ATRAPS.A.3793
  • Win32:Trojan-gen
  • Trojan.Win32.Waski.BF
  • Trojan.GenericKD.1772406
  • W32/Trojan.CEDA-9216
  • Trojan.DownLoad3.33795

This email message was not sent by Royal Bank of Canada, 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.

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