We have gotten many reports that this fake American Airlines email has been circulating heavily. Below you will find a sample of the most recent variant. Under no circumstances should you click any links or download any attachments in the message. A Virus Total scan revealed that the email links to a Phishing site.
If you clicked any links, downloaded or opened any attachments, your computer should be immediately scanned for viruses, spyware, malware and other threats.
Twitter conversation with American Airlines:
— American Airlines (@AmericanAir) April 14, 2013
American Airlines is fully aware of this scam, see warnings on their website.
From: “American Airlines”
Subject: Your order has been completed
File attached: AA_Ticket_US52866.zip (43 KB)
FLIGHT NUMBER 984
DATE & TIME / DECEMBER 17, 2011, 12:54 PM
ARRIVING / NEW YORK JFK
TOTAL PRICE / 411.12 USD
Please find your ticket attached.
To use your ticket you should print it.