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Beware of "Metro Bank Monthly E-statement is Ready" Malicious Emails

2017-11-09T09:28:35 -  +
Beware of "Metro Bank Monthly E-statement is Ready" Malicious Emails

Metro Bank customers who have used received emails like the below, which claim their monthly statement is ready, should delete them. This is because the fake emails are malicious and are being sent by cybercriminals. The fake email message has an attached HTML (Estatement.htm) that will download a malicious Microsoft Word document that will infect the recipients' computers if they attempt to open it.

Please continue reading below.

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A Sample of a "Metro Bank Monthly E-statement is Ready" Malicious Email

From: "Metro Bank Online" <metro.online.statements@bt.com>

To: "Recipients" <metro.online.statements@bt.com>

Sent: Thursday, November 9, 2017 4:24:46 AM

Subject: Your Monthly e-statement is ready

Attachment: Estatement.htm

Your recent statements is ready for your view.

View the 'Edocument' section enclosed to review your records.

Metro Bank PLC is an independent UK Bank - it is not affiliated with any other bank or organisation (including the METRO newspaper or its publishers) anywhere in the world. "Metrobank" is the registered trademark of Metro Bank PLC.

Remember, your bank and other legitimate organizations will never send an attach HTML document or file, a document with a name ending with ".html" or ".htm", and ask you to open it. Therefore, if you have received the same emails, please delete them and do not attempt to open the attachment.

Recipients of the fake and malicious email who have attempted to open the attachment are asked to scan their computers for viruses with the antivirus software that they have installed on them.

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  • Posted: Nov 10, 2017 9:48 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "Hello, I received this scam e-mail yesterday but have accidentally opened it on another computer, and am no unable to use that computer. Are you able to advise me what to do please?

    Thank you

    John and Julie.

    -------- Forwarded Message --------
    Subject: Your Monthly e-statement is ready
    Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:25:26 0000
    From: Metro Bank Online
    To: Recipients

    Your recent statements is ready for your view.

    View the 'Edocument' section enclosed to review your records.

    Metro Bank PLC is an independent UK Bank - it is not affiliated with any other bank or organisation (including the METRO newspaper or its publishers) anywhere in the world. "Metrobank" is the registered trademark of Metro Bank PLC."

    delete


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