201552 ebill Fake eMail Warning!
There are currently fake, and infected, eMails going the rounds apparently sent from with the subject title of a number, possibly 201552 and ebill. I've had two to different email accounts so far this morning and both have the identical contents and numbers, the only differences between the two is the email address it was sent to.
Attached to the email is an infected Word file (filetype doc) which you should under no circumstances open, click on or touch with a ten foot bargepole!
The contents of the email are:
Customer No : 8652
Email address : <removed>
Attached file name : 8652_201552.DOC Dear customer
Please find attached your invoice for 201552. To manage your account online - please visit Velocity.
<website link removed as it could be a genuine site> Alternatively please contact us on:
Yours sincerely Louisa Brown
Simply delete the entire email immediately.
Of course, the best option is to never allow it on your computer in the first place, and if others use your computer, at home or at work, then the thing to do is to set up a rule to delete it immediately in your email program.
Create a rule, where the conditions includes "with specific words in the sender's address", in Step 2 click on the specific words link and add and click Next. Now, Select the action to "permanently delete it", you may also wish to stop processing rules and confirm that you want to do this, then Finish. Next time one of these hacked emails arrives and you accidently download it, it'll be removed automatically.