Virus Email Message - "Remittance Advice for 2585.88 GBP"
January 11, 2015
The email message below with the subject: "Remittance Advice for 2585.88 GBP," is a fake and has a virus or Trojan horse attached. If you have received the email message, please DO NOT attempt to open the attachment because it is a virus, Trojan horse or some other malware that will infect your computer.
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The Virus or Malicious Email Message
Subject: Remittance Advice for 2585.88 GBP
Please find attached a remittance advice for recent BACS payment of 2585.88 GBP.
Any queries please contact us.
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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.
Now, if you have already opened clicked on the link, downloaded and open the malicious file, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it.
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