New Paypal phish contains fake order and payment details to mislead receiver


At MX Lab we intercept quite often very good phishing emails. This newest PayPal phishing email came to our attention because it contains a false order and payment transaction in order to mislead the intented receiver. The intented receiver will open such a message and notice that a payment has been done towards, in this … Continue reading New Paypal phish contains fake order and payment details to mislead receiver

Social network Hi5 subject to malware campaign


The social network Hi5, a place where you can connect to your fiends, is target of a malware distribution campaign. MX Lab intercepted emails with the subject "Jessica would like to be your friend on hi5!" with an attachment named Invitation Card.zip that includes the archived file attachment.pdf_[many _spaces]___.exe. The From address is invitations@hi5.com but this is … Continue reading Social network Hi5 subject to malware campaign

Make sure your WordPress installation is up to date


Maybe interesting reading for users who have their own WordPress installation older than version 2.8.4. "The newly discovered worm is pretty sneaky to say the least. In a nutshell, it crawls the web looking for vulnerable WordPress installations, makes itself an administrator account, takes full control of the website and posts malware and spam to … Continue reading Make sure your WordPress installation is up to date

New Bredolab variants are spreading by email


MX Lab intercepts more emails with the trojan Bredolab than usual since August, 27th, 2009. We already reported earlier regarding Bredolab but it seems that we now have multiple type of emails with different content trying to get the payload delivered. DHL Tracking Number 2491VT2O This email contains the following body: Hello! We failed to deliver … Continue reading New Bredolab variants are spreading by email