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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  1. [...] Sample screenshots of the malware touting spamvertised emails can be found in a blog post by Webroot here. [...]