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Malware Alert: Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre

SUMMARY: Malware Alert: Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre
POSTED ON: 09/11/2013
REPORTER: Jocelyn E Kasamoto (jocelyn)
START TIME: Sep 11 06:32 PM
END TIME: Sep 30 06:32 PM
DESCRIPTION: A malware attempt has been reported supposedly from a Xerox WorkCentre multi-function device at the University of Hawaii, containing scanned images. Please do NOT open the attachment which contains an *.exe file.

Cyber attackers are using clever ways of delivering malware to your desktop. Ensure that your systems (OS and applications) are patched and your anti-virus/anti-malware software is up-to-date. Practice safe computing.

Sample message:

From: Xerox WorkCentre <Xerox.Device7@hawaii.edu>
Date: Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 10:23 AM
Subject: Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre
To: <list of hawaii.edu addresses>
Cc:


Please open the attached document. It was scanned and sent to you using a Xerox WorkCentre Pro.

Sent by: hawaii.edu
Number of Images: 6
Attachment File Type: ZIP [PDF]

WorkCentre Pro Location: Machine location not set
Device Name: 2SPSJP8TUT

Attached file is scanned image in PDF format.
Adobe(R)Reader(R) can be downloaded from the following URL: http://www.adobe.com/