November 27, 2012Dancho Danchev By Dancho Danchev

Cybercriminals target U.K users with bogus ‘Pay by Phone Parking Receipts’ serve malware

U.K users, beware!

Cybercriminals are currently mass mailing yet another malicious spam campaign, enticing users into viewing a bogus list of parking transactions. Upon executing the malicious attachment, the malware opens a backdoor on the affected host, allowing the cybercriminals behind the campaign complete access to the host.

More details:

Sample screenshot of the spamvertised email:

Sample detection rate for the malicious attachment: MD5: fbde5bcb8e3521149d2f83888e1716c4 – detected by 38 out of 44 antivirus scanners as Worm:Win32/Gamarue.I

Webroot SecureAnywhere users are proactively protected from this threat.

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