2014 April 11 16:03 GMT
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID9587) may contain the following files:
The Employer_Bulletin_Issue_46_892738018.scr file in the _Employer_Bulletin_Issue_46_892738018.zip _attachment has a file size of 19,456 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xFFAC80A7857DA739D80F7DDB0D61C71C
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
> Subject: Important Information For Employers
Employer Bulletin Issue 46 out now
The latest version of the Employer Bulletin issue 46 has just been published.
This edition contains the latest information about filing your PAYE information in real time.
To find out more open the attached document(s)
Your next employer email alert is scheduled for April 2014
Please do not respond to this email
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