The emails spotted by Hoax Slayer read something like this:
The file that’s attached to the email is not a document containing more information, as cybercriminals want potential victims to believe. Instead, it’s a piece of malware.
The sample analyzed by Hoax Slayer purports to originate from the United Kingdom Ministry of Justice, which means that users in Britain are targeted. However, it’s possible that there are versions targeting users in other countries as well.
Internauts in the UK who receive such emails are advised to report them to Action Fraud.