Virus Email - I'll Wait For You - My Video
September 1, 2014
The email message below with the subject: "I'll Wait For You," 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 video. So, if you receive the same email message, please do not attempt to open the attachment.
Please continue reading below.
The Virus Email Message
Subject: I'll wait for you!
Attachment: my video.rar
How is your mood? How are you?
I first get acquainted through the Internet and this is very much worried, my name Galina
I am looking for a man to love. I want to find a man with whom I will be able to create a relationship.
I am 35 years old. I have my own business of selling real estate.
I secured a girl and do not need the money.
It so happened that my business took a very long time and I just have not had time to build his personal life.
But now I decided to correct this big mistake. I'm sure that you want to know from where I learned about you.
I signed up on a dating site to which she saw your pictures and Email.
Tell you the truth I like you very much liked. I was looking for just such a man as you.
That's why I decided on this folly.
I would like that to our acquaintance with you was not like a platitude.
And that's why I recorded a video for you.in this video I talk about myself and tell you my phone number.
I will be pleased if you are viewing this video, and I hope you can send me an SMS or make a call.
I'm not a little girl that needs writing. I want to talk to you over the phone.
I'm asking you to download and watch videos.
I set a password for that would not who but you could not see this video.
Password video lovemail
I hope that you fulfill my request. I beg you do not answer my email.
I'll wait for a call from you mobile phone. bye
The attachment "my video.rar" is password protected and contains the malicious file "my_video.exe". The password, which is "lovemail", was placed in the body of the email message. Never open a password protected email attachment that is sent to you with the password in the email message.
Note: The attachment name may change.
Cyber-criminals password protect malicious files because this will conceal or hide the malicious content from your internet service provider's virus scanner. This is because a virus scanner cannot scan the actual content of a password protected file unless it has the password.
We found the following threats after scanning the malicious file:
The cybercriminals behind these malicious email messages aims are to trick the curious recipients into opening the malicious attachment that will infect their computers with a virus or Trojan horse.
The malicious file my_video.exe will also attempt to download more viruses from www.mypiano.me .uk/images/_notes/pin.exe on your compter.
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 “.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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