Lumension® Endpoint Intelligence Center

Intelligence Center » News Archive » Simple FedEx email slips malware on the computer

Simple FedEx email slips malware on the computer

2015/04/07

Softpedia - (International) Researchers discovered a FedEx phishing campaign that relies on the curiosity of victims to open an attachment in an email purportedly from the company which installs a malware dropper that can steal sensitive data from the system or add it to a network of compromised computers.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Simple-FedEx-Email-Slips-Malware-on-the-Computer-477837.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:59