The Virus or Malicious Email Message
Subject: Drake Nguyen agent FEDEX
Attachment: Package.zip / 4567559304824.scr
We attempted to deliver your package on January 8th, 2014, 11:20 AM.
The delivery attempt failed because the address was business closed or nobody could sign for it.
To pick up the parcel,please, print the receipt that is attached to this email and visit Fedex office indicated in the receipt.
If the package is not picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to the sender.
Label/Receipt Number: 4567559304824
Expected Delivery Date: January 8th, 2014
Class: International Package Service
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: Notification sent
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Now, if you open or attempt to the open the malicious attachment, your computer will become infected with a virus or Trojan horse. Once your computer has become infected with the malicious virus or Trojan horse, the cybercriminals behind the 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.
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