May 18, 2017 | By

Phishing Alert: Fake LogMeIn emails play off WannaCry scare

On the heels of the publicity around the WannaCry ransomware scare, we’ve received reports about suspicious emails that are designed to look like they are coming from LogMeIn. These e-mails have all the hallmarks of a phishing attempt.  The reported emails have the same headline and text. In each case, these communications are meant to look like an alert of a computer infected with the now notorious “WannaCry” ransomware with an email subject line similar to the following: “Your computer is infected with WannaCry Ransomware.”  We want to make it clear that these communications did NOT come from LogMeIn and we urge recipients not to click on any such links if you receive a similar email.

As part of our commitment to security, we want to make sure our users and the public are aware of this specific email, as well as provide an easy way for people to identify the telltale signs of phishing attacks.

The email subject line is: Your computer is infected with WannaCry Ransomware

Intended behavior/action: Tries to get you to click links to nefarious sites

The email body text is:

Computer: ID 21178268 (status: infected)

This emails <notice the typo/poor English> was sent to (<your email>).

There is a problem with your computer (ID:41942474) , Your computer is infected with WannaCry Ransomware.

If the problem persists please update the LogMeIn sofware <notice the typo> on the affected computer. click here

Use the link bellow to connect to the infected computer.

Replies to this email are not monitored.
© LogMeIn Inc, 320 Summer St., Boston MA, 02210

Full pic of phishing email below.

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