According to an article on the official Microsoft Blog, the botnet Kelihos, also known as Waledac 2.0, has been taken down on the 27th of September 2011 by Microsoft in an operation codenamed “Operation b79”. Read the full story.
MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subjects like: Fw: Security update for banking accounts FW: Banking security update The email is send from the spoofed address and has the following body: Dear clients, Your Wire and ACH transactions have been temporarily suspended. Please open the attached … Continue reading FDIC email with attached trojan masked as PDF file
MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new phishing campaign with the subject "Account has stopped running" and comes from the spoofed email address "Google Adword <firstname.lastname@example.org>". This campaign targets AdWords users. The recipient is informed that his Adwords campaigns stopped running as of this morning Monday, September 26, 2011. This is the full content: … Continue reading Google AdWords phishing campaign
MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subject “Deutsche Post. Sie mussen eine Postsendung abholen″. This seems to be a variant to the DHL and UPS delivery issues but now presented in the German language with Deutsche Post as carrier. The email is send from the spoofed … Continue reading Deutsche Post email with attached ZIP file Postetikett contains trojan
MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, intercepted some spam messages with subjects like: Sent via Google Maps: Brett Lepper sent you: A Maps link Sent via Google Maps: Brenna Eber sent you: A Maps link Sent via Google Maps: Theodora Cavitt sent you: A Maps link ... The subjects start with 'Sent via Google Maps:' and end with … Continue reading Emails “Sent via Google Maps” is a redirect to the Canadian Pharmacy
MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with various subjects like: We will be impelled to sue you We are going to sue you We are suing you You are sending add messages A message from our security service ... The email is send from the spoofed address “ICI … Continue reading Your email is sending spam messages