Scam Alert: Fake eFax used to send virus or malware

Today I was sent a fax eFax which attempted to download a ZIP file from the internet. This seems to be yet another method for the creators of viruses and malware to spread their payload. Always be cautious when receiving unexpected email messages. I was suspicious of this message, as I do not have an eFax account. There is also no reason that someone would try to send a fax to my email address.

Here is the text from the message I received via email.

Fax Message [Caller-ID: ]

You have received a 1 page fax at 2013-09-12 06:56:56 CDT.

* The reference number for this fax is min1_did13-1368734175-5127900184-49.

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