Heads Up. email Voicemail Message zip attachment VIRUS

  lotvic 19:54 29 Nov 2013
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Be aware of new Voicemail Message - Virus that comes in email attachment message.zip message.wav.exe

Yahoo filtered the email as Bulk, on my pc Avast stripped the virus attachment out. So if you don't have Avast Mail Shield be on your guard and don't open the voicemail message .zip

techhelplist.com report on the virus click here

virustotal.com report on what other antivirus programs detect it as click here

  lotvic 20:06 29 Nov 2013
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And watch out if you use Skype click here

"The links from the bogus voicemail service notifications point to the genuine Skype website. However, according to MX Lab experts, the file that’s attached to them, SkypeVoiceMessage-7776C24212.zip, hides a double extension .wav.exe file that’s actually a variant of the notorious ZeuS Trojan"

"The threat is designed to steal sensitive information from infected systems, so if you come across these emails, be sure to delete them immediately. If you’re a victim of this attack, regularly scan your computer with an updated antivirus solution."

And Cisco are warning about it too click here

  onthelimit1 20:50 29 Nov 2013

Thanks for the heads up. Getting to be a minefield!

  AroundAgain 21:28 29 Nov 2013

Thanks for the warning

  Woolwell 21:59 29 Nov 2013

I received that one yesterday and it nearly caught me out. However Norton stopped me making a fool of myself and stepped in and quarantined it. It purported to come from Skype.

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