Emsisoft Lab [Oct, 25, 2012]

“You’ve got an eFax!”

Spam emails are nothing new and unfortunately most internet users are confronted with them daily. Their purposes vary from simply promoting a site or product, to phishing and downright infecting a computer. Today we received a particular nasty, but at the same time convincing-looking email, claiming to be from eFax. Convincing at first sight, but […]

Emsisoft Lab [Jun, 7, 2012]

More malware spam campaigns

We have detected some more spam emails spreading within recent days that try to infect the user’s computer with a trojan. At this time some of emails are purporting to be from Craigslist, Vodafone, Apple, Verizon, and also LinkedIn. Here are some screenshots of the email. Craigslist IMPORTANT – FURTHER ACTION IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE […]

Emsisoft Lab [Apr, 8, 2012]

I got a plane ticket from ZeuS!

At the moment there is no week without another spam campaign – this week we proudly present the US Airways ticket scam. The malware behind this scam is still the same as in the previous post, ZeuS a.k.a. Zbot, detected by Emsisoft Anti-Malware as Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot. The following email subjects are being used: US Airways online […]

Emsisoft Lab [Mar, 20, 2012]

Open position which you might be interested in

No, this is not one of our job offers but rather one of the spam email subjects used by Zbot on behalf of CareerBuilder. Switching to plain text will reveal the real address as follows: Hello, I am a customer service employee at CareerBuilder. I found a vacant position at Security Finance Corporation that you […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Nov, 11, 2011]

Trojan Spy Scam Email Campaign

Within the last days we received a lot of scam emails pretending to originate from the Mazon State Bank, Fedwire (Federal Reserve Wire Network), Hinsdale Bank & Trust Co. and many others. The majority of these emails contained information about a money transfer or the account being disabled. Of course the emails are scam with […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Aug, 29, 2011]

Emsisoft warns: Zbot trojan spreads by fake Facebook friend request

Every Facebook user is familiar with the friend invitation via email on Facebook. But you should be careful, as our malware analysis team has detected that this is now a tactic being used to infect users with malicious software. In this case we received a phishing email with the subject “Kaamil Mahmoud wants to be […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Feb, 19, 2011]

“Undelivered package” spam still continues

Again, we would like to remind you. If you got an email that said come from the delivery company, please do not immediately to believe it. Because it could be a fake email that contains a virus. Seems like they have started to rise again, since we are still receiving many reports of these spam […]