Author Topic: Christmas-Themed Malware Starts to Jingle All the Way  (Read 223 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Bugbatter

  • Microsoft® MVP
  • Administrator
  • Diamond Member
  • Posts: 8320
Christmas-Themed Malware Starts to Jingle All the Way
« on: December 06, 2012, 02:34:41 pm »
via TrendLabs

Once again cybercriminals take advantage of the Holidays in what seem like a targeted attack against businesses and government organizations. We spotted samples that bore the filename, PROPOSED CHRISTMAS PARTY 2012.doc. Trend Micro detects this as TROJ_ARTIEF.RTN. When executed, this malware drops a file (temp.doc) that acts as decoy to trick recipients into thinking this is a legitimate document. In the document file we spotted, it looks like a supposedly invitation to a certain government office’s upcoming Christmas party.

Continued here: http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/christmas-themed-malware-starts-to-jingle-all-the-way/



Microsoft MVP - Consumer Security