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

Sophos have intercepted a currently circulating malware campaign, enticing users into downloading and executing malicious file attachments.
Written by Dancho Danchev, Contributor on

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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