Spamvertised "Reqest Rejected" campaign leads to scareware

Summary:A currently spamertised campaign is enticing end users into downloading and executing a malicious attachment.

A currently spamertised malware campaign is enticing end users into downloading and executing a malicious attachment.

Sample subject: Reqest rejected Sample message: "Dear Sirs, Thank you for your letter! Unfortunately we can not confirm your request! More information attached in document below. Thank you Best regards." Sample attachments: EX-38463.pdf.zip; EX-38463.pdf.exe

Upon execution the binary downloads additional files, in this case a scareware variant. Detection rate for TrojanDownloader:Win32/Chepvil.J.

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Topics: Malware, Security

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Dancho Danchev is an independent security consultant and cyber threats analyst, with extensive experience in open source intelligence gathering, and cybercrime incident response. He's been an active security blogger since 2007, and maintains a popular security blog sharing real-time threats intelligence data with the rest of the community... Full Bio

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