Virus Email - "Your Account ID -91810 has been Suspended"
March 22, 2016
The fake email message below with the subject: "Your account ID: 91810 has been suspended," is being sent by cyber-criminals to millions of online users in an attempt to infect their computers with a virus. The fake email message contains a malicious attachment disguised as a document, which recipients of the fake email message are asked to open. But, opening the malicious attachment will only infect the recipients' computers with a virus, Trojan horse or some other malware.
Please continue reading below.
The Malicious or Virus Email Message
From: Arline mcevoy
Subject: Your account ID:91810 has been suspended
Your bank account associated with the ID:91810 has been suspended because of the unusual activity connected to this account and a failure of the account holder to pay the taxes on a due date.
Your debt: - 940,32 USD
For more details and the information on how to unlock your account please refer to the document attached.
Once the recipients’ computer have become infected, especially with a malware called a Trojan horse, cybercriminals behind the fake email message will be able to access and take control of the recipients’ computers remotely from anywhere around the world. The cybercriminals may spy on the owners of the infected computers, use their computers to commit cybercrimes, or steal their personal and financial information.
Now, if you have already opened the malicious attachment, please do a full scan of your computer with the antivirus software installed on it. If you don’t have antivirus software installed on your computer, please click here for a list of free antivirus software. And, remember never to open compressed file (Zip) or an attachment that has a name ending with “.zip”, unless you are expecting it from a trustworthy person.
Click here for a list of email attachments you should never open, regardless of where they came from.
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