From: NatWest Invoice [email@example.com]
Date: 18 September 2014 11:06
Subject: Important - New account invoice
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The link in this particular email goes to bnsoutlaws.co.uk/qvgstopmdi/njfeziackv.html which then downloads a ZIP file from bnsoutlaws.co.uk/qvgstopmdi/Account_Document.zip which in turn contains a malicious executable Account_Document.scr which has a VirusTotal detection rate of just 1/53.
The ThreatTrack report [pdf] shows that the malware attempts to call home to:
UPDATE: bnsoutlaws.co.uk is now cleaned up, so you can un-block it.
The same malware is also being pushed by a fake Lloyds Bank email..
From: Lloyds Commercial Bank [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Date: 18 September 2014 11:45
Subject: Important - Commercial Documents
Important account documents
Case number: 68819453
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