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Virus Email - "Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre"

Virus Email - Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre

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The email message below: "Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre," has a malicious attachment that will infect the recipients' computers if they attempt to open it. The email was not sent by Xerox, but by cyber-criminals, whose aim is to infect the recipients' computers with a Trojan horse, which will allow them to spy on and steal their victims' personal and financial information. Recipients of the email message are asked to delete it and do not attempt to open the attachment.

The Fake and Malicious Xerox WorkCentre Email

Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre

Please open the attached document. It was scanned and sent to you using a Xerox WorkCentre Pro.

Sent by: [email address removed]

Number of Images: 6
Attachment File Type: ZIP [PDF]
File Name: Scan001_9786729_028.zip

WorkCentre Pro Location: Machine location not set
Device Name: [removed]

Attached file is scanned image in PDF format.
Adobe(R)Reader(R) can be downloaded from the following URL: http://www.adobe.com/

Now, recipients of the email message who have already opened the malicious attachment, are advised do a full scan of their computers with the antivirus software installed on them.

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Note: Some of the information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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Virus Email - "Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre"