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"Scanned Image from MX-2600N" Malicious Email

Virus alert! Online users who have received emails like the one below, which ask them to download a scanned image, are asked not to do so. This is because the link downloads a malicious file that will infect the computer of anyone who attempts to open it. The malicious file is a Microsoft scripting language that will attempt to download a virus, ransomware or other malware from a remote server on the Internet that infects the targeted computer with it.

Scanned Image from MX-2600N Malicious Email
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The "Scanned Image from MX-2600N" Malicious Email

From: "noreply@hotmail.com" <noreply4@scannedimage.com>

Date: December 5, 2017 at 6:04:39 AM EST

Subject: Scanned image from MX-2600N

Device Name: Not Set

Device Model: MX-2600N

Location: Not Set

File Format: Microsoft Office Word

Resolution: 200dpi x 200dpi

Download your scanned image in DOC format.

-->SCAN_0000271946.vbs

Online users who have already downloaded the malicious file, are asked to scan their computers for virus with the antivirus software installed on them.

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