Cybercriminals are currently mass mailing millions of emails impersonating the United Parcel Service (UPS) in an attempt to trick users into downloading and executing the malicious file hosted on a compromised web site.

More details:

Sample screenshot of the spamvertised email:

Spamvertised URL: hxxp://

Actual download location of the malicious archive: hxxp://

The malware has a MD5: b702590c01f76f02e2d8d98833d1c95f – detected by 36 out of 42 antivirus scanners as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Kuluoz.z; TrojanDownloader:Win32/Kuluoz.B

Webroot SecureAnywhere users are proactively protected from this threat.

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