All week I’ve been blogging about spam campaigns that arrive with a variety of subjects, no message in the main body of the email, but an HTML attachment.
Opening the attachment (which Sophos detects as Troj/JSRedir-BO) redirects your browser to a third-party site. In our testing that has been a website selling online medications – one of the infamous Candian Pharmacy websites.
But as you’re redirected to that online drugs store, you can also be hit by an exploit which attempts to load a booby-trapped PDF and slap you with an infected EXE file via some Java exploits.
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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