The MIMAIL.J virus purports to be from paypal.com, an online financial services business. The email message misleads the recipient to open the attachment and provide personal information. Screenshots of the viral attachments indicate that the intent is to collect your credit card number, 3 digit credit card security number, credit card expiration date, and PayPal PIN.
Our campus anti-virus software vendor made definitions files available and they were installed at approximately 2:45 P.M.
For a more technical and exhaustive overview please see: http://firstname.lastname@example.org
As of about 5:00 P.M. today, updated anti-virus definition files from all the major vendors will identify and clean an infected system.