How viruses get into your computers and steal information

Hi Guys,

Quick demonstration, how the viruses get into your computers and steel your information.

Step 1
I received an email message from what it looks like NAB.COM.AU

Step 1

Step 2
After looking at the attachment it’s an executable file, this means it’s a program to install on my computer.

Step 2

Step 3
Looking at where the email really came from:

“Received: from 130.128/ (unknown []) by
exmf024-nj-6.domain.local (Postfix) with ESMTP id 02A851ED8 for; Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:19:21 -0800 (PST)
Received: from apache by with local (Exim 4.63) (envelope-from id 1VVMGQ-4OC544-FO for; Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:19:20 -0600

Email really came from West Bend, Wisconsin in the United States.


So to recap, What was the purpose of this email?

  1. Somebody in West Bend united States sending an application to install trying to show that it came from a trusted source. (NAB.Com.AU)
  2. Reading the email, it says after installing the application please register with NAB.COM.AU and the link is real.

If you have completed this or something similar to this, your computer is probably being used at the moment for:
How this impacts you ?

  1. Your computer may be used as a tool to hack other computers
  2. Keystrokes may be recorded on your computer and sent to another, so if I jump on NAB.COM.AU – This is sent to somebody, the next key stroke looks like a username, and followed by a password, how long do you reckon it will take for the observer to guess it’s your internet banking details for
  3. Slows down your computer
  4. Compromises your identity to suit a purpose

For more information on how this can impact you or for peace of mind, contact MLK Computing on 03 9470 6723 or via email

Michael Kamitsis

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