Invoice No 39830 from CHEVRON ALARMS LTD A/C LA CD968FF4
Invoice No 39830 from CHEVRON ALARMS LTD A/C LA CD968FF4 macro malware.
Subject: Invoice No 39830 from CHEVRON ALARMS LTD A/C LA CD968FF4
Please ensure that you keep us informed of any changes in your Bank Account details as you may need to set up a new Direct Debit mandate.
If you no longer wish to continue payment via Direct Debit after the minimum term of 12 months has elapsed then Payments can also be made via our website www.chevronalarms.com, click on payments tab and choose to make a payment via PayPal. Please quote the Invoice number 39830 and your Account Number LA MOT01.
Alternatively you can call the office on 01784 438822 and pay directly by Debit or Credit Card.
Please note that we make no additional charge for payment by Visa or MasterCard Credit or Debit cards, however there will be a 4% handling charge if payment is made via American Express.
Bank Payments may also be made to HSBC Bank PLC - Egham Branch Sort Code 40-20-34 Account CD968FF4 Please quote reference 39830
The current round of Word/Excel/XML/Docm attachments are targeted at Windows and Microsoft Office users.
Apple (Mac/iPhone/iPad), Android and Blackberry mobiles/tablets that open these attachments will be safe.LibreOffice and OpenOffice users should also be safe but do not enable macros if asked to by the attached file.
If you have Macros disabled in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel, you should be safe but again, do not enable macros if asked to by the attached file.
However, if you are an (Mac/iPhone/iPad), Android and Blackberry mobiles/tablet user.. and forward the message to a Windows user, you will then put them at risk of opening the attachment and auto-downloading the malware.
These word/excel attachments normally try to download either...
... both of which are designed to steal login information regarding your bank accounts either by
key logging, taking screen shots or copying information directly from your clipboard (copy/paste)
also worth remembering that the company itself may not have any
knowledge of this faked email and any link(s) or attachment in the email normally won't have
come from their servers or IT systems but from an external bot net.
These bot-net emails normally have faked email headers/addresses.
not advised to ring/email the the company themselves, as there won't really be
anything they can do to help you or to stop the emails being spread.