Videos, Anyone?

Keeping the texts short and malicious, the spam our filters caught this time use catchy headlines so absurd they could actually pique their readers’ curiosity.

Below are screenshots of spammed email messages:

The address bars and Subject fields carry sensational headlines whose details supposedly are in the attached video. The said attachment is a compressed file, which when opened contains not a video but a malicious executable file named Exclusive.Cut.avi.exe. The file uses the double extension technique commonly used by malware authors to trick users into executing a malware. Trend Micro detects the malicious file as TROJ_FAKEALER.FR.


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