court order phishing scam

Court Order Email is Hiding a Virus

We’ve seen this new virus delivery email with an attached PDF, which looks like a court order email. This type of email is not being picked up by the commercial AV scanners as can be seen by the Virus Total result below. We have put a block on these emails on our systems, but for anyone not using our email security service please be aware.

The email may look amateur but the consequences could be serious

court order email alert

SHA256: 0866a2e3083ac8af4940da6c55fff59dd23f2c1abeb9fb1f1b81df9ae7b5cc9e
File name: Urgent_court_order021.pdf
Detection ratio: 0 / 55
Analysis date: 2016-09-06 13:25:49 UTC ( 0 minutes ago )

The Fake Court Order Email

Notice to appear in Court #03195207

Notice to Appear,

You have to appear in court on the 7th of September 2016 at 10:00 AM .
Please, do not forget to bring all the documents related to this case, attached via PDF Secured File are the Court Order and other documents pertaining this case.

PDF ID is: COURTORDET0325
Note: The case will be heard by the judge in your absence (if you do not come).
Yours faithfully,
Jane Schmitt,
Clerk of Court.

 

THIS IS A SECURED MESSAGE AND SHOULD NOT BE MARKED AS SPAM IF FOUND IN SPAM MOVE TO INBOX
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