Cybercriminals are attempting to infect computers around the world, disguising their attack as an email claiming to come from United Parcel Service about a parcel delivery.
But this time they’re not using words, they’re using an embedded image to trick you into clicking on the link.
Here’s what a typical malicious email being used in this malware campaign looks like:
Subject: United Parcel Service notification #<random number>
Attached file: USPS_Document.zip
The parcel was sent to your home address.
And it will arrive within 3 business days.
More information and the tracking number are attached in the document below.
United Parcel Service.
Copyright (c) 1994-2011 United Parcel Service of America, Inc. All rights reserved.
As you can see – it looks pretty professional. …
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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