Heads up folks! There’s a major new malware attack happening right now.
Email messages are being spammed out with a variety of lurid x-rated subject lines. Attached to the emails is a file called watch_video.zip, which contains malware that (at the time of writing) is not being detected by most anti-virus products.
Here’s an example of a typical email:
I’m reliably informed that Joyce Oliveira is a Brazilian porn star. I can’t comment on whether she is in the habit of forgetting to wear her underwear or not. Emails with other subject lines can have different message bodies, albeit all of a similar pornographic nature.
In my examinations so far, I’ve found all of the messages (regardless of different subject lines and message bodies) contain the phrase:
Open attached file to watch video<
Sophos is now detecting the ZIP file as Mal/BredoZp-B and the…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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