Monday, 16 March 2015

Successful Receipt of Online Submission for Reference VAT Return

Successful Receipt of Online Submission for Reference Thank you for sending your VAT Return online.

These emails aren't from these companies at all , they are just being used to make the email look more genuine, ie. from a real company.
Note
It's also worth remembering that the company itself  may not have any knowledge of this email and it's link(s) or attachment as it won't have come from their servers and IT systems but from an external bot net.

It's not advised to ring them as there won't really be anything they can do to help you.

Message Header::

From: "noreply@hmrc.gov.uk" {noreply@hmrc.gov.uk}
Subject: Successful Receipt of Online Submission for Reference 7719100
Message Body:
Thank you for sending your VAT Return online. The submission for reference 7719100 was successfully received on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:57:22 -0500  and is being processed. Make VAT Returns is just one of the many online services we offer that can save you time and paperwork.

For the latest information on your VAT Return please open attached report.

The original of this email was scanned for viruses by the Government Secure Intranet virus scanning service supplied by Cable&Wireless Worldwide in partnership with MessageLabs. (CCTM Certificate Number 2009/09/0052.) On leaving the GSi this email was certified virus free.

Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored and/or recorded for legal purposes.
 Attachment:
Ref_7719100.zip
Inside the Zip file is a Windows Executable:
Ref_AN004LO87.scr
Sha256 Hashes:
ca6088c53e1d33fa733b85d330a1cc3f84c474b881cc81613ade14e8615339ae [1]

Malware Macro document information:
VirusTotal Report [1]
Hybrid Analysis Report [1]
Malwr Report: [1]


Cheers,
Steve

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