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Beware of "Fixed Invoice" Data File Virus Email

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Beware of "Fixed Invoice" Data File Virus Email

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The email message below with the subject: "fixed invoice," contains a malicious attachment disguised as a fixed invoice. The fake email message was sent by cybercriminals to trick potential victims into opening the malicious attachment, which will infect their computers with a virus, Trojan horse, spyware or some other malware. Therefore, recipients of the fake and malicious email message should delete it and should never attempt to open the malicious attachment. The malicious attachment is a compressed or zip file that contains a Windows Script File. This means that the malicious attachment will only affect computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system. But, it doesn't mean that recipients who are using other operating systems should attempt to open the file.

The Malicious "Fixed Invoice" Email Message

Subject: fixed invoice
From: Lolita Mccall (Mccall.80@static.vnpt.vn)
Sent: Thu 7/21/16 9:53 AM
Attachments: info_F20E1D5.zip ->AT0004F7A.wsf

I am very sorry for the wrong data file you received from me yesterday.

Attached is the fixed invoice

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Best regards,
Lolita Mccall
Melrose plc

phone: +1 (783) 191-85-20
fax +1 (783) 191-85-75
Index: 498c698b84c28c48789 b41439bbf0c83070824ee baa86ebdad4debb4d3cf
e-mail: Mccall.80@static.vnpt.vn

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Beware of "Fixed Invoice" Data File Virus Email