Fake and Virus Email - "Danske Bank - Potentially Fraudulent Transaction"

Fake and Virus Email - Danske Bank - Potentially Fraudulent Transaction

The fake Danske Bank email message below with the subject: "Danske Bank - Potentially Fraudulent Transaction," has a malicious attachment that will infect your computer with a virus or Trojan horse if you attempt open it. The message was created by cyber-criminals to trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment, by claiming there is a potentially fraudulent transaction on recipient's account.

The Fake and Virus Email Message

From: "Josie Bonds - Danske Bank" {Josie.Bonds @danskebank.com}
Subject: Danske Bank - Potentially fraudulent transaction
Attachement: bank_notice2301.zip

We are contacting you regarding a potentially fraudulent transaction on your account.

Please check attached file for more information about this specific transaction.

Josie Bonds
Senior Account Executive
Danske Bank
Josie.Bonds @danskebank.com
Tel. +45 33 44 88 93

CONFIDENTIAL NOTICE: The contents of this message, including any attachments, are confidential and are intended solely for the use of the person or entity to whom the message was addressed. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, please be advised that any dissemination, distribution, or use of the contents of this message is strictly prohibited. If you received this message in error, please notify the sender. Please also permanently delete all copies of the original message and any attached documentation. Thank you.

The email message has the file bank_notice2301.zip attached, which contains the malicious file bank_notice2301.scr.

Now, if you have already opened the malicious attachment, 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.

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Fake and Virus Email - "Danske Bank - Potentially Fraudulent Transaction"