The following email pretends to be from Western Union. It contains an attachment and the body of the email asks readers to open the attachment.
The attachment is malware. This is another malicious email that uses a creative story to trick people into opening an attachment and letting a malicious program install itself. Don’t fall for it.
Below is an extract of the email:
Attention! The wire sent to Kiril Fadeev, Moscow, Russia has been blocked by our security service.
Your credit card issuing bank has halted the transaction by the demand of the Federal Criminal Investigation Service (case No. 43125 since the recipient has been undergoing the international retrieval by the InterPol.
Please contact the closest Western Union office and make sure you have your ID card, the credit card that was used for making the payment, and the invoice file with you.
(The invoice file is attached to this message; please print it out and hand it to our agent.)
You can find the address of the closest Western Union agent on our website at http://www.westernunion.com
Just delete and ignore these emails.