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Beware of "An Important Message from BOJ" Bank of Jamaica Virus Email Message

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Beware of "An Important Message from BOJ" Bank of Jamaica Virus Email Message

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The fake and malicious Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) email message below is being sent by cybercriminals to infect their potential victims’ computers with a virus, spyware, Trojan horse, ransomware, or some other malware. Therefore, recipients of the same email message should delete it and not follow the instructions in it. The link in the fake and malicious BOJ email message downloads a malicious compressed or zip file that contains the virus, spyware, Trojan horse or ransomware. And, any attempt to open the malicious file, will result in the victims’ computers getting infected.

The Malicious BOJ Email Message

From: Angela.Footee@ boj.org.jm [mailto:Angela.Footee@ boj.org.jm]
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 9:30 AM
Subject: An Important Message from BOJ*

Greetings,

Please download and view the New Transaction Guidelines set by the Bank of Jamaica for Individuals and Corporate Bodies, effective from Thursday, 2nd June 2016.

Download

Regards
Ms. Angela Footee
Financial Controller
Finance & Technology and Payment System & Risks Management
Bank of Jamaica

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  • June 29, 2016 at 11:22 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- start of message --

    From: Wayne.Robinson@boj.org.jm

    Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:18 PM

    Subject: A Very Important Notice from BOJ

    Greetings,

    Please download and view the New Transaction Guidelines set by the Bank of Jamaica for Individuals and Corporate Bodies, effective from Wednesday, 29th June 2016.

    Download

    Regards

    Mr. Wayne Robinson

    Division Chief

    Banking & Market Operations

    Bank of Jamaica

    -- end of message --

    remove

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