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eFax Corporate Malicious Email Notifications

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eFax users who have received email notifications like the one below, asking them to click on a link within the same email message to view a fax should not do so. This is because the email notifications are being sent by cyber criminals to trick the recipients into clicking on the link in them that downloads a malicious file or virus onto their computers. Any attempts to open the malicious file will in result in the recipients' computers getting infected with a virus, ransomware, spyware or other malware.

Sample of a Fake and Malicious eFax Corporate Notification

Subject: efax message from 44 135 535 9011 - 4 page(s)
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 13:50:21 +0400
From: eFax <message@efax-reviews.com>

Fax Message [Caller-ID: 44 135 535 9011]

You have received a 4 pages fax at 6/6/2017 1:50:21 PM

* The reference nubmer for this fax min1_did1-441355359011 -20170606-15706971-04.

View this fax using your PDF reader.

Click here to view this message.

Please visit www.enterprise .efax.com/resources/faq if you have any questions regarding this message or your service.

Thank you for using the eFax service!

Home Contact Login

2011 j2 Global Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.

eFax is a registered trademark of j2 Global Communications, Inc.

This account is subject to the terms listed in the eFax Customer Agreement.

This is why eFax customers should always go directly to eFax's website at www.efax.com, sign into their accounts and view their faxes from there, if there is any.

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  • April 15, 2019 at 1:42 PM by an anonymous user from Frankenmuth, Michigan, United States

    This just happened to our business account today, and our phone lines are down so of course I clicked on the link. Now none of our Windows Office programs open.

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  • August 7, 2018 at 3:45 PM by an anonymous user from New Haven, Connecticut, United States

    Beware of Spam E-mail:

    "Fax Message; ID: 4799 564 5756,

    You've got a 1 page fax at 08-07-2018 07:24:45 GMT.

    *The reference # is wl5_sev94-35388853384832-4449841-27.

    Visit www.efax.com/efax-help-center if you have any questions concerning this subject matter.

    Download Fax Here

    The eFax Team

    2002-2018 j2 Global, Inc. and affiliates. All rights reserved.

    eFax is a trademark of j2 Global, Inc. and affiliates.

    61309 Hollywood Rd, Los Angeles, CA 98626

    *** This is an automatically generated message, do not reply directly to this email address *** Privacy Policy."

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  • July 6, 2018 at 8:40 PM by an anonymous user from Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

    Received this scam:

    "EFAX ALERT: You have received a new Efax File "D0C-W0457076110" - 3 page(s)

    Clara Ellenburg-Aplin <Clara.EllenburgAplin@interface.com>

    You have a pending incoming (SL4501314)inv. for you

    GF004457-pdf

    Check-Fill

    This is an automated message, please do not reply to this mail"

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  • March 29, 2018 at 3:16 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----Original Message----

    From: efax@prospanceinc.com

    Date: 22/08/2017 16:40

    Subj: 842-258-0334 has sent you a new eFax

    842-258-0334 has sent you a new fax.

    Date : Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:40:43 -0700 07:57 AM

    Size : 12 page(s)

    Visit the link below to view your fax in Microsoft Word:

    https://secure.efax.com/account/

    For additional help, go to our faq section, on our website : https://www.efax.com/ help/faq.

    Thank you for using eFax

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  • March 27, 2018 at 12:55 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: eFax

    Sent: Friday, March 23, 2018 11:26 AM

    Subject: eFax Encrypted Message from unknown - 4 page(s), Caller-ID:

    Logo_efax

    You have a new encrypted fax message from eFax! Click attachment to view.

    Fax Details

    Caller ID:

    Date Received:

    Type:

    Number of pages:

    Reference #:

    2018-03-23 08:49:19 GMT

    Microsoft Encrypted Document

    4

    chd_did1-

    Thank you for choosing eFax!

    Sincerely,

    The eFax Corporate"

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  • February 1, 2018 at 10:03 AM by info

    Here is another malicious email:

    "From: "eFax Inc." <efax@efox.com>

    Date: February 1, 2018 at 10:48:46 AM EST

    Subject: New incoming fax from 1-(212) 675-6388

    Dear David

    You have received a scanned document through eFax.com.

    From : (212) 675-6388

    To: (614) 441-4229

    Incoming Date: 02/01/2018

    Incoming time: 7:22 :06 AM

    Pages: 5

    Your document can be viewed online, on the eFax website, by clicking here.

    Please note that Microsoft Word must be installed on your PC.

    Thank you for choosing eFax

    2018 j2 Global, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “j2”). All rights reserved.

    eFax is a registered trademark of j2."

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  • January 24, 2018 at 11:59 AM by an anonymous user from Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán, Honduras

    I received this email:

    "Hello,

    You've received a new document, it was shared with you via eFax.

    Download Document

    Thanks

    Efax Team

    CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately by phone or email. Please note that any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of eFax corportate company"

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  • December 20, 2017 at 10:21 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "eFax" <efax@4wtech.com>

    Date: December 20, 2017 at 10:35:22 AM CST

    Subject: New eFax document from 518-440-2257

    Reply-To: "eFax" <efax@4wtech.com>

    You have received a new fax document.

    Please click here to view it online, on the eFax website.

    Thank you for faxing with eFax.

    Sender's Name: 518-440-2257

    Sender's Caller ID: 1888531515

    Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 10:35:22 -0600

    Number of Pages: 22"

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  • December 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: eFax Inc [mailto:efax@autumnfire.com]

    Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:17 AM

    Subject: New incoming fax from 1-390-506-0753 on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:16:41 -0800

    You have received a scanned document through eFax.com.

    From: 610-506-0753

    Incoming date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:16:41 -0800

    Your document can be viewed online, on the eFax website, by clicking here.

    Please note that Microsoft Word must be installed on your PC.

    Thank you for choosing eFax©

    © 2017 j2 Global, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “j2”). All rights reserved.

    eFax® is a registered trademark of j2."

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  • November 13, 2017 at 11:33 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "-------- Original message --------

    From: eFax <efax@efaxmail.com>

    Date: 11/13/17 11:31 AM (GMT-05:00)

    Subject: 808-241-8561 has faxed you a document.

    808-241-8561 has faxed you a new document.

    Date & Time : Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:58 AM

    Size ( pages ) : 18

    Visit the link below to view your fax in Microsoft Word:

    hxxps://messaging.efax.com/inbox/view.asp

    If you require help, you can visit our faq section hxxps://www.efax.com/help/faq .

    Thank you for choosing eFax"

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    • November 13, 2017 at 1:11 PM by an anonymous user from Saddle Brook, New Jersey, United States

      I got this one today also. Phone number was 808-241-7122.

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  • November 7, 2017 at 5:32 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: eFax Corporate

    Sent: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 10:58 AM

    Subject: [Norton AntiSpam]You have a new fax

    Logo_efax

    You have a new highly encrypted secure fax from eFax!

    Fax Details Caller ID: Date Received: Type: Number of pages:

    Reference #:

    44 173 3347 007

    2017-11-07 08:49:19 GMT

    Attached in doc

    1 chd_did 1- 44 173 3347 007-

    44 173 3347 007-57

    Enjoy all the benefits of eFax:

    - Send faxes from your Android or iOS device

    - Sign and edit faxes with no printing required

    - Send large files by email (up to 3GB)

    - Learn more >>

    Thank you for choosing eFax!

    Sincerely,

    The eFax Team

    P.S. Too busy to answer all your business calls? Let eVoice answer, manage and route your phone calls 24/7. Try a Free 30-Day Trial Today!"

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  • November 4, 2017 at 4:05 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -----Original Message-----

    From: eFax <message@inbound.efax.com>

    Sent: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 1:05 am

    Subject: eFax message from "unknown" - 1 page(s)

    Logo_efax Faxing Simplified

    You have a new fax from eFax! Click attachment to view.

    You can also view your faxes in the eFax mobile app or by logging in here.

    Fax Details

    Date Received: Type: Number of pages: Reference #:

    2017-11-03 22:05:18 PDT Attached in efx 1 chd_did8-1509771887-18606318130-46

    Your eFax Free account includes:

    - Receive up to 10 fax pages per month

    - Online fax storage

    - Send large files by email

    Want to Send Faxes?

    To upgrade, simply log in to your account and select "Update Account" then "Upgrade."

    Upgrade Now

    Thank you for choosing eFax!

    Sincerely,

    The eFax Team"

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  • October 2, 2017 at 7:08 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Your Faxed Document has been completed

    Download below

    Click here to view your Document

    If you have further Questions please contact the sender of this message

    HERE

    Copyright (C) 2017

    eFax SystemsIncoporated. All Rights Reserved"

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  • September 28, 2017 at 3:24 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "eFax Corporate" <message@inbound.faxeb.com>

    Subject: Corporate eFax message from "Unknown" - 3 page(s), Caller-ID: 418-548-0846

    Date: 28 September 2017 at 21:12:20 CEST

    eFax Corporate

    Fax Message [Caller-ID: 418-548-0846]

    You have received a 3 page fax at 9/28/2017 12:12:20 PM.

    The reference number for this fax is alt_did9-1401908947-16470282298-6.

    Click here to view message

    Please visit www.efaxcorporate.com/myaccount/faq if you have any questions regarding this message or your service. You may also e-mail our corporate support department at corporate.support@mail.efax.com.

    Thank you for using the eFax Corporate service!

    j2 Global | eFax | eVoice | FuseMail | Campaigner | KeepItSafe | OneBox

    © 2017 j2 Cloud Services, Inc. All rights reserved.

    eFax Corporate is a registered trademark of j2 Cloud Services, Inc.

    This account is subject to the terms listed in the eFax Corporate Customer Agreement."

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  • September 4, 2017 at 10:33 AM by an anonymous user from Sarmenstorf, Aargau, Switzerland

    Thanks for the information - I just received such an email today (4 Sept. 2017). Since I was not expecting any faxes, and have no account, I wasn't tempted to click on anything - but checked just to be sure. Glad to have confirmation that it is spam.

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  • June 13, 2017 at 11:09 AM by info

    Here is another malicious email:

    "From: eFax [mailto:message@fax4business.com]

    Sent: 12 June 2017 11:48

    Subject: eFax message from "unknown" - 4 page(s), Caller-ID: 44 151-268-6346

    eFax

    Fax Message [Caller-ID: 441512686346]

    You have received a 4 page fax at 6/12/2017 2:48:08 PM.

    * The reference number for this fax is scn_did1-441512686346-20170612-319

    Click the reference number to view this fax.

    Please visit www.efax.com/en/online_fax_FAQ if you have any questions regarding this message or your service.

    Thank you for using the eFax service!"

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