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Beware of Virus Email - "You Have 1 New Fax Document - Download Attached To This Email"

Beware of Virus Email - "You Have 1 New Fax Document - Download Attached To This Email"

The email message below with the subject: "You have 1 new fax document," is a fake and has a malicious attachment. The fake and malicious email message is being sent by cyber-criminals to infect the recipients' computers with a virus or a Trojan horse. Therefore, any attempts to open the malicious attachment will infect the recipients' computers with a virus or Trojan horse, which will create a back-door on their computers that will allow cyber-criminals to come in and steal their personal and financial. The cyber-criminals will also take control of the victims' computers, which they will use for other fraudulent purposes.

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The Fake and Malicious Email Message

Subject: You have 1 new fax, document 00539556
From: Interfax (incoming@interfax.net)
Attachment: fax00539556.zip

You have received a new fax.

Please, download fax document attached to this email.

Scanned in: 30 seconds
Quality: 300 DPI
From: Mike Fisher
File size: 296 Kb
Scanned at: Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:19:43 +0300
Pages sent: 12
Fax name: fax00539556.doc

Thanks for using Interfax service!

Remember, never open an email attachment that has a name ending with ".zip" from a suspicious email message or from an email message that you were not expecting.

Click here for a list of email attachments that you should never open, regardless of where they came from.

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