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Beware of DHL e-Notification Virus Email Message

2017-03-13T19:35:03 -  +
Beware of DHL e-Notification Virus Email Message

The email message below with the subject: "DHL e-Notification," is a fake, contains a malicious attachment, and was not sent by DHL. The malicious email message are being sent by cyber-criminals, contains the malicious attachment "DHL_00116839001-pdf.jar," which will infect the computers of the recipients who attempt to open it with a virus, Trojan horse, spyware or some other malware. So, recipients of the same email message should delete it and never attempt to open the malicious attachment it contains.

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It is very important to remember never to open unexpected attachment that has a name ending with “.jar”. Files ending with ".jar" contain Java programming code that can infect a computer or mobile device with a virus or other malware.

A Sample of the DHL e-Notification Virus Email Messages

Subject: DHL e-Notification (Ref:1608/03/00116839001)
Mon 3/13/2017 3:43 AM
From: dhlexpressdelivery405@gmail.com
Attachment: DHL_00116839001-pdf.jar

Dear customer,

We attempted to deliver your item at 13:50PM on FRI MAR 10th, 2017.

(Read enclosed file detail)

The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping address, so this notify has been automatically sent.

If the parcel is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 72 hours of working days, it will be returned to the sender.

Label Number: DB_DHL_00116839001/AD
Expected Delivery Date: MARCH 10th, 2017
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent

Read the enclosed file for details.

Thank you,

DHL Customer Service.

2017 © DHL International GmbH. All rights reserved.

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  • Posted: Oct 10, 2017 5:26 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland

    Here is one in Polish (looks like somebody used Google translate):

    "DHL/DB0011173902/10/17 (Final Notification)

    DrogI Kliencie,

    Staralismy sie dostarczyc przesylke o godzinie 13.50 PM w poniedzialek 9 pazdziernika 2017 roku.
    (Przeczytaj zalaczony plik szczególowy)
    Próba dostawy nie powiodla sie, poniewaz nikt nie byl obecny w zegludze
    adres, wiec powiadomienie zostalo wyslane automatycznie.
    JeslI paczka nie jest planowana do ponownego dostarczenia lub odebrana w ciagu 72
    dnI roboczych, zostanie zwrócony nadawcy.

    Numer etykiety: DB_DHL_0011173902 / AD
    Oczekiwana data dostarczenia: 9 pazdziernika 2017 r
    Klasa: UslugI Pakietowe
    Uslugi: Potwierdzenie dostawy
    Status: przeslano e-notatke

    Przeczytaj szczególowy opis zalaczonego pliku.

    Dziekuje Ci,

    Biuro ObslugI Klienta DHL.
    2017 © DHL International GmbH. Wszelkie prawa zastrzezone.

    Ten komunikat zostal zeskanowany pod katem obecnoscI wirusów I niebezpiecznych tresci
    MailScanner I uwaza sie, ze sa czyste."

    delete


  • Posted: May 8, 2017 11:03 PM by info

    Here is another malicious email:

    "Dear Customer,

    We attempted to deliver your item at 09.35 AM on Wed May 04, 2017. (Read enclosed file detail)

    The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping
    address, so this notify has been automatically sent.

    If the parcel is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 72
    hours, it will be returned to the sender.

    Label Number: DHL/00119833
    Expected Delivery Date: May 04, 2017
    Class: Package Services
    Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
    Status: eNotification sent

    Read the enclosed file for details.

    DHL Customer Service. "

    delete


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