Spamvertised 'Scan from a Xerox WorkCentre Pro' leads to malware

Summary:Sophos have intercepted a currently circulating malware campaign, enticing users into downloading and executing malicious file attachments.

Researchers from Sophos have intercepted a currently circulating malware campaign, enticing users into downloading and executing malicious file attachments.

The campaign attempts to trick users into thinking that they have received an email from a Xerox WorkCentre Pro photocopier, and has the following filenames attached to it Xerox_Document_08.23_C11125.zip; Xerox_Scan_08.23_K1274.zip.

Spamvertised as:

Please open the attached document. It was scanned and sent to you using a Xerox WorkCentre Pro.Sent by: GuestNumber of Images: 1Attachment File Type: ZIP [DOC]WorkCentre Pro Location: machine location not setDevice Name: [random]

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Users are advised not to interact with suspicious emails, or spam emails in general.

Topics: Security, Malware

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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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