New spam campaign delivers malware

Posted by | April 25, 2012 | Software security tools | No Comments


A new malicious email campaign is roaming again and is trying to trick users into opening the infected attachment, said Sophos engineers

A lot of different versions of the email like “RE:Check the attachment you have to react somehow to this picture”, “RE:They killed your privacy man your photo is all over facebook! NAKED!” and “RE:Why did you put this photo online?” are written in the subject line, and the content will change like below:

 

The email relies on the curiosity of the people and especially when they receive the email from a friend who’s email was also compromised before.

Sadly, the attachment, in the form of a .zip file is in fact the Bredolab Trojan, that once installed will begin other downloads and will trigger other malware from the internet.

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