The purpose of the fake and malicious email messages is to frighten and trick the recipients into opening the malicious attachment, by claiming they need to appear in court.
The "United States District Court Deposition" Malicious Email
United States District Court
Civil Action No. 6:15-145
You are commanded to appear at the time,date, and place to testify at a desposition to be taken in this civil action
This deposition will be recorded by this method: stenographically
It is extremely binding that you study the subpoena very closely.
This will state exactly what the process will be if you fall through to do what is bouden of you.
Find the attached document with all the case details including court location and primary information.
Password to open the attachment (scanned copy ) is 615145
This email is sent by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts on behalf of the Federal Judicary. The purpose o fthis email is to provide information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government.
Online users who have been tricked by the fake notice to appear in court email messages, into opening the malicious attachment, are asked to do a full-scan of their computers with the antivirus software installed on them.
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