Camera Radar “Negligent Driving” Malware Email

“Negligent driving” email that includes an image apparently taken from a traffic camera claims that you have been issued with a driver violation and should click a link to read a notification.

The email is not a legitimate traffic violation notice.

Clicking the link downloads a .zip file that harbours a malicious JavaScript (.js) file. If you open this .js file, the JavaScript can download and install malware on your computer.

The image used in the malware email is taken from a 2011 report published on

In recent years, fake traffic infringement emails have been used repeatedly to distribute malware.

Reason: negligent driving
Camera radar.Hello
You’ve been issued with a driver violation: The fee shall be accredited within the statutory period of up to 25.02.2017. This is an automated message, please do not reply.Case No: 05776
Date of infringement: 18/02/2017
Amount due: 22.25 CADPlease read notification [Link removed]Negligent Driving Malware

Last updated: February 21, 2017
First published: February 21, 2017
By Brett M. Christensen
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