"Attached is Your Credit Note" - Malicious Emails sent by Cyber-criminals

"Attached is Your Credit Note" - Malicious Emails sent by Cyber-criminals

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If you have received email messages like the ones below, which claim that a credit note is attached, please delete them. This is because the emails are fakes, sent by cyber-criminals with a virus or a Trojan horse attached to them. Any attempts to open the malicious attachments, will infect your computer with a virus or Trojan horse, which will create a back-door on your computer that will allow cyber-criminals to come in and steal your personal and financial. They may also use it to take control of your computer, which they will use for other fraudulent purposes.

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Please note, the fake and malicious emails were not sent by by the name of the companies in the emails and their systems were not hacked.

The Fake and Malicious Email Messages

Hi Gregorio,

Attached is your credit note CN-01784 for 665.83 AUD.

This has been allocated against invoice number

If you have any questions, please let us know.


Northern Trust Corporation

Hi Jeffrey,

Attached is your credit note CN-29859 for 554.17 AUD.

This has been allocated against invoice number

If you have any questions, please let us know.


Longs Drug Stores

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