Malicious Block Chain Emails Being Sent by Cybercriminals

Malicious Block Chain Emails Being Sent by Cybercriminals

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Online users who have received the fake and malicious Block Chain emails like the one below are asked not to follow the instructions in them. This is because the fake emails have an attached PDF document with an embedded link that downloads malicious Microsoft Windows executable file called "BTC.exe". The file contains a Trojan or spyware that will infect your computer if you attempt to open it. Once infected, the cybercriminals behind the malicious emails will be to gain access to your computer, spy on you, and steal the information on your computer.

A Malicious Block Chain Email

Attachment: blockchain_new.pdf - BTC.EXE

From: Block Chain -

Dear valued Blockchain customer

Cryptocurrency brought easier way for your to earn more every transaction, Each Transaction will earn you $10.99(0.0028 BTC). Trade more and earn more now..We attach a document to this email, Make sure you download it and use it to send us details of your payment on every transactions. And we will deposit to your wallet immediately. As an important Blockchain user you deserve more.

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2019 Blockchain

If you have already attempted to download and open the malicious file, please scan your computer with the antivirus software on your computer and change your online account passwords.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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Malicious Block Chain Emails Being Sent by Cybercriminals