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"Hotmail Commercial Account Manager" Malicious Email

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"Hotmail Commercial Account Manager" Malicious Email

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Hotmail users who have received the fake "Hotmail Commercial Account Manager" email below are asked to delete it. The fake email contains a malicious Microsoft Word document, which instructs recipients to "Enable Editing." But, doing so will only make the Macro virus in the Microsoft Word document come to life and attempt to download other malware to the recipients' computer.

The "Hotmail Commercial Account Manager" Malicious Email

Subject: Open invoices

From: Hotmail - Commercial Account Manager [caja1@talkinheads.net]

Fri 4/12/2019 11:08 AM

Please see attached for Hotmail.

http://hotmail.com/privacy/46271457363/0575430374_April_12_2019.doc

Hotmail

tax@hotmail.com

Thank you for the order.

Thank you and have a nice day.

Thank you for the application.

Microsoft Word

You must hav Office 365 admin permissions to access to this document.

You need t oclick Enable Editing and then click Endable Content.

Recipients of the fake email who have opened the attached Microsoft Word document and who have "Enabled Editing", are asked to do a complete scan of their computer with the antivirus software installed on their computer to remove any malware that may have infected it.

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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