Virus Email - Please DocuSign this Document - Contract_changes_08_27 _2014.pdf
September 1, 2014
August 29, 2014
The email message below: "Please DocuSign this document: Contract_changes_08_27_2014.pdf," is a fake and has a link to a malicious website that contains a Zip file, which contains a virus or Trojan horse. The message was not sent by DocuSign or ATT, but by cyber-criminals, to trick the recipients into clicking on the link within it, by claiming that ATT has sent a DocuSign document. So, if you receive the same email message, please do not attempt to click on the links within it.
Please continue reading below.
The Virus Email Message
Subject: Please DocuSign this document: Contract_changes_08_27_2014.pdf
Please review and sign your document
From: AT&T (service @att.com)
AT&T Contract Changes has sent you a new DocuSign document to view and sign. Please click on the 'View Documents' link below to begin signing.
View Documents' link below to begin signing.
Alternately, you can access these documents by visiting docusign.com, clicking the 'Access Document' link, and using this security code:
This message was sent to you by AT&T who is using the DocuSign Electronic Signature Service. If you would rather not receive email from this sender you may contact the sender with your request.
If you need assistance, please contact DocuSign Support (service @docusign.com)
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Clicking on the "View Documents" button or link in the email message will take you to the following malicious website and ask you to download a file disguised as a PDF document.
The Malicious Website
Request for Signature
From: Eric Blocker - AT&T Team
Documents (1): Contract_changes_08_27_2014.pdf
Clicking the "Download Document" button or link on the malicious website, will download the file "Contract_changes_08_27_2014.zip" that contains the malicious file "Contract_changes_08_27_2014.exe".
Note: The file name may change.
We found the following threats after scanning the malicious file:
The cybercriminals behind these malicious email message aims are to trick the curious recipients into opening the malicious file 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 open malicious file, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it.
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