Posts Tagged ‘Spam’

Grand Theft Auto V Used by Scammers

Security researchers at TrendMicro alerting of new cyber attack that is using Rockstar Game (Grand Theft Auto V).  the game is still running on  special consoles while many users are expecting to have a new version that can used on standard Computers. Here cybercriminals  have prepared a spam message claims to provide the required version. Screenshot [...]

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Malware attack poses as airline ticketing scam

Holidays are coming and on this occasion Trendmicro is alerting of an increase in spams that are using airline information. Delta Airlines, British Airways, US Airways, and American Airlines information are spoofed by cybercriminal to trick more victim’s especially that this period people are traveling for visiting their families and friends. The spam message include [...]

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Voice E-mail Spam Leads to Blackhole and Zbot Malware

Security researchers at TrendMicro reported a new spamming campaign that is spreading the Blackhole Exploit Kit. The emails are attaching a zipped file that contains a downloader to install Zbot and take control of victim machines. Cyber criminal are combining the attack with a link that claims to be a voice message in the email [...]

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Fake Medical Lab Emails Lead to ZBOT

A medical laboratory result is the subject for another spamming campaign observed by Trend Micro. The fake email attaches a document file that exploits Microsoft office vulnerability MSCOMCTL.OCX RCE  (CVE-2012-0158). According to Trend Micro the spoofed message includes the following: “Hello, Further to our telephone conversation, please to details attached in response to your medical [...]

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Phishing scam pose as Microsoft Windows Error Fix

If you receive an email from Microsoft you should verify the source. Cybercriminals are now sending fake emails claiming that they have an Urgent Windows Error Fix. This is a very clever trick as in the last period many windows users were urged to rollback some security update due to problems with the Microsoft patch [...]

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Red Sox Baseball spam leads to BlackHole Exploit Kit

Cybercriminals are spreading a fake Red Sox ticket purchase emails to redirect victims and urge them installing a malware. Email subject is “Thank You for your order” Date:      Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:02:19 -0400 [13:02:19 EDT] From:      ticketoffice@inbound.redsox.com Subject:      Thank You for your order. ( RSXV – 4735334 – 0959187 ) Thank [...]

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Fake Email Trick aims to Redirect Users to Malicious websites

Several spamming messages have been observed by Trend Micro Lab that are targeting social network users, we used in the traditional spam message to find advertising content directly on the email but the reported cases seems to be slightly different as scammers are hosting the advertising content on hacked website under their control, If the [...]

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