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Urgent Virus Alert

Important Information for Schools to protect your computers from Trojan Virus.

A recent alert has been issued by the UK National Crime Agency and the ICT Security team regarding a malware called Dridex Trojan. This Malware infects computers through a Microsoft Office document which is attached via email, often marked as an 'invoice'. The Malware takes effect when the document is opened and we understand that it can 'eavesdrop' on bank account details within your system and feed this back to the hackers. So far there have been 13 cases at KCC where this Malware has been detected.

If you receive an email of this nature, please delete this and do not open any the email or any contents. Further information can be located on the BBC website.