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Federal Reserve themed emails lead to ZeuS crimeware

Researchers from Barracuda Labs have intercepted a currently spamvertised malware campaign serving the ZeuS crimeware.

Researchers from Barracuda Labs have intercepted a currently spamvertised malware campaign serving the ZeuS crimeware.

Sample subject: Your Wire fund transfer

Sample attachment: federalreserve.report.pdf.exe

Sample message: The outgoing Wire fund transfer, a short time ago sent from your banking account, was not processed by the Federal Reserve Wire Network. Please click here to view further information.

Upon downloading the executing the crimeware, users are automatically exposed to E-banking session hijacking attacks, and general theft of accounting credentials.

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