23. November 2018 07:58 by sircles
in Fraud, SPAM, Phishing
BACs Transaction Report - Important Information! - Spam Warning !!!
This is a scam on the scene this week, fake BACS transactions that have failed:
From: BACs Report <email@example.com>
Sent: 22 November 2018 12:52
Subject: BACs Transaction Report - Important Information!
Your recent BACs transaction ( REF #18281920931 ), recently sent from your current account was canceled and return to your bank.
BACS Transaction ID: 18281920931
Return Reason: Invalid/Incomplete Account Number or Sort Code
BACS Transaction Report: 18281920931BACS.xls ( Microsoft Excel Document )
Processing your BACs file may get damaged when uploading a payment file to your bank,you can get an error message a warning or the file is uploaded as free format when it should not.
In relation to the processing cycle, this is the last stage where the payment instruction is applied to (enters) the destination account (arrival, input, processing, entry). A set of payment instructions in the correct format to be submitted for processing by BACS. A payment file can contain several day sections and account sections.A data record that effects the movement of money from one account to another or that sets up a Direct Debit at a destination bank/building society. A payment instruction can be either a debit, a credit or a Direct Debit Instruction (not including any signed authority).
If you have any questions, please contact our Service Desk team on 0370 165 0018, we’ll be happy to help.
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Now this email revolves around the attachment as you can see - there is only one link pointing to: mail.bacsinfo.co.uk which actually forwards you to a warning about the BACS message after (presumably) noting your email address, so don't click on it.
The attachment requires editing to enable it's macros:
The macros were password protected and that was as far as we were interested in exploring this.
Obviously report the sender as a source of spam and the bacsinfo.co.uk domain as a bad website.