If you get an e-mail message telling you a hotel has erroneously charged your credit card account, be careful. The odds are that it’s part of a new spam campaign that could infect your computer.
The messages started popping up in recent days and there are already many of variants on the same theme: A hotel wrongly charged a credit card number and the victim is supposed to fill out an attached form to process the refund.
As per the fraud mail : “Please see the attached form. You need to fill it out and contact your bank for return of funds,” read one such message, titled “Hotel Breakers Palm Beach made wrong transaction.”
The ‘refund’ form is actually a malicious Trojan horse program. which when executes, in a couple minutes, a pop-up announced “Software Installed” and had an “OK” button. Clicking OK caused a connection to “heftyhips.com” on IP 220.127.116.11. that installs fake antivirus software on the victim’s computer.
Probably, their are many such other domains, which caused to download and installs this Rougeware.
Fake antivirus software is a major annoyance. It points out bogus security problems on a victim’s computer and keeps pestering them until they pay out money — usually between US$40 and $120 — to buy the fraudulent antivirus product.
By using Quick Heal Total security, such fraudulent Mails get tagged as Spam and users get protected.
Quick Heal also blocks the malicious domains, detects the Malicious attachments and installed Rougeware files too.
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