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Suspicous attachment from fake Standard Chartered.

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Author: 
Editorial Staff

The mail looks very real - but obviously isn't as this publication doesn't bank with Standard Chartered. But what arrived in one of our inboxes a few minutes ago is a very active threat.

From: Standard Chartered Bank (AdvicesMY@sc.com)

Spoofed address. Mail sent from 156.96.45.190 which is NOT a StanChart mail server.

Subject: Payment Advice from Standard Chartered Bank

Attachment: Swift Copy MT103 IMG.exe
Virus Win32:SuspAttach (Susp)

Identified and quarantined by AVG

Note. this was identified when the user looked at a plain text preview PRIOR TO downloading the message to his PC.

Subject: Your beneficiary advice from Standard Chartered
branch/subsidiary

Dear customer,

 

We are pleased to attach your Payment advice with this email,
based on the request from the sender to keep you informed.

Should you have any enquiry or require assistance, please contact
the sender (our customer) at the contact number stated in the
attached advice.

Please note that you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 5.0
or above to view your advice. If you do not have the required
software, you can download it from the Adobe website at 
www.adobe.comhttp://www.adobe.com/ )

This is a system generated e-mail. Please do not reply to the
sender of this e-mail.

Best Regards,
Customer Service Manager
Standard Chartered Bank 

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Disclaimer

This email and any attachments are confidential and may also be
privileged. If you are not the addressee notify the sender
immediately and destroy this email without using, sending or
storing it. Emails are not secure and may suffer errors, viruses,
delay, interception and amendment. Standard Chartered PLC and
subsidiaries ("SCGroup") do not accept liability for damage
caused by this email and may monitor email traffic. Unless
expressly stated, any opinions are the sender's and are not
approved by SCGroup and this email is not an offer, solicitation,
recommendation or agreement of any kind. You may wish to refer to
the incorporation details of Standard Chartered PLC, Standard
Chartered Bank and their subsidiaries at 
https://www.sc.com/en/incorpor....
https://www.sc.com/en/incorpor... )

If you wish to be discontinue receiving your statements through
email, please contact your customer services representative or
your local Standard Chartered Bank support telephone number.

Standard Chartered Bank ("SCB") is a member of SCGroup
incorporated in England with limited liability. SCB's principal
office is 1 Basinghall Avenue, London, EC2V 5DD, UK. SCB is
authorised and regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority
("PRA") and the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") and
registered with PRA and FCA under no. 114276. SCB's VAT no. is
GB244106593. PRA and FCA are the lead regulators for the SCGroup.
For regulators in other countries contact the local compliance
officer.

 

Disclaimer

This email and any attachments are confidential and may also be
privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please delete
all copies and notify the sender immediately. You may wish to
refer to the incorporation details of Standard Chartered PLC,
Standard Chartered Bank and their subsidiaries at 
https://www.sc.com/en/incorpor....

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