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“Federal Tax transfer rejected” malware


I’ve never paid taxes to the IRS and I don’t intend to now..

From: [email protected]
Date: 21 June 2011 11:16
Subject: Federal Tax transfer rejected

Your federal Tax payment (ID: 632869994691), recently from your checking account was canceled by the your Bank.

Canceled Tax transfer
Tax Transaction ID: 632869994691
Reason of rejection See details in the report below
FederalTax Transaction Report

tax_report_632869994691.pdf.exe (self-extracting
archive, Adobe PDF)

Internal Revenue Service, Metro Plex 1, 8401 Corporate Drive, Suite 300, Landover, MD  20785

The spam attempts (and fails) to download malware from (, Russia) via IRS-REPORTS-WEB-FILE-6856.INFO (parked at Godaddy). In my opinion, all domains are suspect and are with blocking.

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