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REPORT SUMMARY

Date Reported
7th December 2003

Apparent Sender
Paypal

Subject
IMPORTANT

Senders Address
(spoofed)

Do_Not_Reply
@paypal.com

Content
text and a
mimail virus
attachment named
paypal.com.pif
(see image)

Spoofed Web page/site?
NO

Web page/site
content

N/A

Web page/site origin
URL
N/A

Identity Theft method
see previous
report, link is
provided in
body text
(rightand above)

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Another Paypal Spoof email hoax with VIRUS attachment
7th December 2003

 

This Paypal email is a hoax and has a virus attachment ...

Remember the previous mass mailing of fake Paypal email with the Mimail virus attachment? Well, its back with a slightly different email and a revised file name ..... paypal.com.pif.

Take a moment to read up on the detail in that previous fake email and be aware that the email below is the one that is now in circulation with the virus attachment. The previous report gives more detail on the virus and has a link to a removal tool.

If you've received one of these emails, block the sender's address in your email client or interface because we are receiving many reports of several copies arriving in each users' inboxes.

In the vast majority of cases, the attachment is being removed by mail servers, so there is a reduced risk of infection. But please ensure that you have an Antivirus program that scans email attachments, and that its virus definitions are up to date.

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