SPAM EMAIL ALERT: Fraudulent CC Charge From YourDomain.com (Virus)

June 9, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More

Just a quick PSA, since this spam email looked fairly genuine. This is what I received.

From: Alex Mandan <[email protected]>

To: <my email address>

I have this $769 charge on my card from undershirtguy.com
i am attaching my credit card statement.
please cross it with your data and let me know what is this.
i wanted to contact you before i call the authorities.

fraudulent-cc-charge-from-spam-message

I was just curious, so I downloaded this Microsoft Word doc (statement.doc), and scanned it using Metascan-online.com (link).

NOTE: DO NOT OPEN THE WORD DOCUMENT ON YOUR COMPUTER. IT WILL INFECT IT.

Sure enough, the Word document was infected with 3 viruses.

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  1. Z

    says:

    Yeah we got the same email on 6-9 claiming a $702 charge, it was blocked by google.

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