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Malicious and Fake Email Message - "Your Latest Chess Bill Is Ready"

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Malicious and Fake Email Message - "Your Latest Chess Bill Is Ready"

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The email message below with the subject: "Your latest Chess Bill Is Ready," which claims the recipients' Chess bill is ready and waiting for them online, is a fake sent by scammers that contains a Macro virus or Trojan that will infect the recipients' computers if they open the attached Microsoft Word document and enable Macro or "Content". Never enable "Macro" or "Content" for Microsoft Word or Excel documents sent in unknown or suspicious email messages. A Macro is a tool in Microsoft Office that allows a user to automate tasks. But, the same productive tool is being used by cyber-criminals to infect their victims'computer with a virus or Trojan. So, that is why it is important to only enable "Macro" or "Content" for trusted Microsoft Office documents.

The Fake and Malicious Email Message

Subject: Your latest Chess Bill Is Ready
Attachment: 2015-07-Bill.docm

Your bill summary

Account number: 24583
Invoice Number: 2398485
Bill date: July 2015
Amount: £17.50
How can I view my bills?

Your Chess bill is ready and waiting for you online.to check out your detailed bill, previous bills and any charges you've incurred since your last bill, just sign into My Account www.chesstelecom.com/myaccount

Forgotten your sign in details?

If you've forgotten your sign in details, no problem, you can reset these by choosing http://www.chesstelecom.com/lost_password.

Making payments is easy!

If you want to make a credit or debit card payment you can do online by choosing http://www.chesstelecom.com/online_payment

You don't need to do anything if you pay by direct debit, we will collect your payment automatically on or after 30th June. If you pay by cheque, details of how to pay us are available on the invoice.

Switch to Direct Debit today and you'll save at least £60.00 a year, simply call our dedicated team on 0844 770 6060.

Anything else you'd like to know?

Why not visit our support section at www.chesstelecom.com/support.

This e-mail has been sent from a Mailbox belonging to Chess Telecom, registered office Bridgford House, Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7JP.

Registered in England, number 2797895. Its contents are confidential to the intended recipient.

If you receive in error, please notify Chess Telecom on +44 (0)800 019 8900 immediately quoting the name of the sender, the email address to which it has been sent and then delete it; you may not rely on its contents nor copy/disclose it to anyone.

Opinions, conclusions and statements of intent in this email are those of the sender and will not bind Chess Telecom unless confirmed by an authorised representative independently of this message.

We do not accept responsibility for viruses; you must scan for these.

Please note that emails sent to and from Chess Telecom are routinely monitored for record keeping, quality control and training purposes, to ensure regulatory compliance and to prevent viruses and unauthorised use of our computer systems.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Quotations are subject to terms and conditions, exclude VAT and are subject to site survey.

E&OE

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Malicious and Fake Email Message - "Your Latest Chess Bill Is Ready"