Spam email coming from your own system

There have been a number of reports to us that people are receiving emails that seem to come from someone in their organisation. This is either a random name or docs*@domainname.com.au (* = random number) sent with the Subject: Confidential – ALL Employees Important Document(s) and an Attachment.

This attachment is a virus and will harm your computer so please do not open it. If you have opened an attachment like this, please run a scan on your computer to make sure you don’t have a virus or give Aussie Computer Experts a call on 1300 223 123.

Below is the email in full

 

From: Administrator [mailto:docs8@domainname.com.au]

Sent:

To: user@domainname.com.au

Subject: Confidential – ALL Employees Important Document(s)

 

Please find attached documentation I will need you to complete and send back to me as soon as you can if that-s okay.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can provide you with any further support or assistance.

 

Thank you

 

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