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Strange email with need to "update" PDF reader plug-in for Firefox Browser

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Hi there, I am confused about a message I received just now and unfortunately downloaded and activeated the file...

A short while ago I received the following strange message which wasn't so suspicious to me at first...


Von: Mtgox Compensation [mailto:mtgox-compensation@mtgox.cn.com]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 30. März 2017 11:53
An: ME
Betreff: To you compensation is appointed.Bankruptcy Proceedings


At 09:52 on 30.03.2017, the Tokyo District Court granted the order for the commencement of the bankruptcy proceedings vis-à-vis MtGox Co., Ltd. (“MtGox”).
For the purpose of providing information to the related parties, we hereby inform you of the basic matters regarding the bankruptcy proceedings as attached.
You are entitled to compensation in the amount of 5.8295 BTC. Detailed information is available in the document on the official site.

Bankrupt MtGox Co., Ltd. Bankruptcy trustee Attorney-at-law Nobuaki Kobayashi


I clicked on the link and received an error message saying that the PDF displayed here is written with the latest PDF version and I would need the latest PDF reader plug in for Firefox which is available through the following link. I downloaded this file it is called: firefox_plugin.exe and then a "DOS like command window" opened and something was exectued on my WIN 10 computer. Is there anyone that can help me with that strange thing?



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Hello Aura,

Thank you very much for your assistance. I had a run through my computer with Malware Bytes and it found the following incidence: HackTool.LaZagne. It was quarantined but I am not sure whether I got rid of it completely. I think it retrieves all my passwords from Firefox Browser. I protected them with a Master Password but I am afraid that it circumvented this as well. How do I best get rid of this? I would be tremendously greatful for any kind of help!



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