Thank you for purchasing from Cheaper Travel Insurance - 14068156
Thank you for purchasing from Cheaper Travel Insurance - 14068156 macro malware
Subject: Thank you for purchasing from Cheaper Travel Insurance - 14068156
Your policy number: MF/CP/205121/14068156
Thank you for buying your travel insurance from Cheaper.
Your policy documents are attached.
Quote number: 21272810
Policy number: MF/CP/205121/14068156
Insurance is arranged by Insure & Go Insurance Services Ltd who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Insure & Go Insurance Services Ltd Registered Address: 10th Floor Maitland House, Warrior Square, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2JY. Registered in England and Wales (Company Number: 04056769). Calls may be recorded and monitored.
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.