Fake and Virus Facebook Email Message - Account Suspended or Temporarily Disabled
February 2, 2015
The email message below: "Account Suspended" or "Account Temporarily Disabled," is a fake and has a link to a virus or Trojan horse that will infect the recipients' computers if they click on it. The message was created by cyber-criminals to trick the recipients into clicking on the malicious link, which will download a virus onto their computers.
Please continue reading below.
The Fake and Virus Email Message
Subject: Account Suspended
Account Temporarily Disabled
Your account is currently unavailable due to our Terms and Policies renewal To enable your account please click bellow and read the new Policies Terms
Terms & Policies
The Facebook Team
Clicking the link in the fake email message will take the recipients to the following website address: http://goo .gl/S3ieb2, which will go to the compromised website: http://assetdigitalmarketing.com/TermsPolicies.pdf.exe. The file TermsPolicies.pdf.exe will infect the potential victims' computers with a virus, Trojan horse or some other malware if they attempt to open it.
Once the victims' computers have become infected with this malicious Trojan horse, the cybercriminals behind this email message will be able to access and take control of their computer remotely from anywhere around the world. They may spy on them, use their computers to commit cybercrimes, steal their personal and financial information.
Now, if you have already clicked on the malicious link, downloaded and installed the malicious file, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it.
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