Warning! Infected dropbox file fake email

Fake email, infected payloadBe aware that there are some emails floating around alledgedly from dropbox.com informing you have a Documents.zip file shared with you.

This is a fake as it comes from a domain not linked to dropbox, but dropboxmailbox {dot} com and will be an infected file.


Warning! Fireball Malware

Fireball logo Supplied by OpenClipart.orgFireball Malware - Coming to a computer near you!

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WannaCry infection advice

WannaCry infection adviceWant to keep your pc free of WannaCry? That's the malicious Ransomware that has hit the headlines on the National and International News sites recently.

First of all, make sure your Windows OS is uptodate and all security updates are installed. Still running Windows XP? Microsoft have released a Windows XP security fix available here. If your machine is too old to update to Windows 10,then this is a strongly recommended minimum fix you should apply as a matter of urgency.

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Warning! Fake Bankline RSA infected emails

Infected Fake Bankline RSA Documents WarningLatest in a long line of fake infected emails circulating currently has a subject of "You have received a new Bankline Secure Message" from banklinersa.co.uk. It has an attachment of SecureMessage.doc which is an infected file that will run itself if you try to view it.

As always, NEVER click on a attachment from a bank, especially when it's not your genuine bank! It's just another attempt to con you into downloading a file to infect your machine, maybe to steal your banking details, or send...


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Warning! INV-772 from... email

Infected fake email Invoice-772 WarningYet another fake and infected email circulating currently. This time alledgedly from Billing at a dental laboratory! Apparently I owe £2574 GBP, overdue since 8 days ago! I'm invited to view my bill from a link that is disguised as in.xero.com but it is of course just another method of panicing people into clicking the link and downloading infected files to their computer to steal bank details etc, or send out more fake emails to their contacts, or perhaps it's yet another file encryptor...


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Warning! Your Sage Subscription invoice is ready

Fake Sage Invoice emails circulatingInfected emails circulating with a Subject of "Your Sage subscription invoice is ready". Alledgedly from sages.biz but the infected file that these scum are trying to con you into downloading is hosted at leuschke-my.sharepoint.com/personal/brian_leuschke_co_nz/_layouts/15 (partial url).

As always, check if such a link is what is expected by hovering over the link rather than clicking it, if it's not genuine, never click the link and NEVER give your financial details to a link from an email...


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Warning! Fake RBS Secure Message email

Fake RBS Secure Message infected email scamLatest in a run of fake banking emails received today, this time alledgedly from RBS Group stating there is a secure message to download from a link within the email.

Banks NEVER send you "Secure Messages" via a link in an email, one of the most insecure methods of sending a message, which is why the hackers like it so much! Never ever click on a link in a suspect email, it's only there to fool people into downloading infected files to their computer which send out banking details to the...


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Warning! Fale Quickbooks Invoice Reminder

Warning! Fake and infected emails circulatingYet another fake email, no doubt with an infected payload (Click a link and have your comptuer infected with malware!)

Subject is Reminder: Invoice INV-887 from Crowne Plaza Reading (An American hotel) with a fake domain {at} accontingquickbooks.com. Note the deliberate mis-spelling.

Very similar location of the infected file (kellercloud-my.sharepoint.com/personal/adrian_kendell_keller_com_au/_layouts/15)  as two from earlier today alledgedly from BT.

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Warning! Fake "New BT Online Bill"

Fake BT Online emailsJust had a couple of Fake BT Online Bill emails, one for £383.67 and the other for £561.09. Both alledgedly from btbusiness {at} bt.com, but spoofed from btbusiness {at} btconnect.info.

They look okay at first glance, but the link to download the bill is prmintacc-my.sharepoint.com/perso=
nal/estrella_intacc_com_au/ in both. Please pass on a warning to your friends and family, especially though who may be confused and worried enough to click on the link and download infected files to their...


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Warning! Lloyds Bank Fake email

Fake and infected email warningLatest fake banking email arrived in my inbox today. This time alledgedly from Lloyds Bank but of course it's not, it's actually from lloydsbank-documents.com and has a 100Kb attachment that I'm asked to download and fax back. Never going to happen!

It is of course fake and the document will be infected with some malicious payload so never download from a link in a banking email, especially if you're not actually a customer of the bank supposedly involved.