Holy Fraud, Batman - New Phishing Virus Targets Internet Marketers

Last Update: December 17, 2014

So wow-

Just saw a couple emails come through to a pair of my "catch all" email addresses.

Someone or some group is specifically targeting webmasters / internet marketers with an office document virus / probably a Trojan (I didn't dare open it).

The Subject of the email was along the lines of: Your ACH Payment has been blocked.

Within the email is a little table describing some sort of payment transaction to my account which has been "blocked" or "cancelled" with instructions to click on and open up an attached file.

DO NOT OPEN THAT FILE IF YOU GET ONE OF THESE EMAILS.

Below is a screenshot of one of the emails I received.

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TheOldSilly Premium
Wow, thank for the notice!
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Michelle04 Premium
Thank you for the heads up!
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olivingstone Premium
Thanks Barry. I will be wary!
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MozMary Premium Plus
thanks!
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stevio Premium
Thanks Barry... you probably saved many of US a lot of grief. :-)
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onefineham Premium
I've been around awhile... and never seen one like this before. This one (and at least one other like it) made it through multiple spam filters into my main email account inbox. A very impressive feat, and hence: dangerous.
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Agreed thanks for the heads up.
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