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Fake email from FedEx

Fake email from FedEx

Symantec Corp. reported the appearance of fake emails from FedEx.

It is stated that the user can sent him a package, go to the nearest FedEx with a receipt that you can print it by clicking on the link provided in the letter. Of course, no parcel does not exist, and those who use the link, you are prompted to download archive PostalReceipt.zip, containing a malicious file PostalReceipt.exe. Instead of sending the owner, which he did not order, the user becomes the owner of the virus Trojan.Smoaler.

All these fake emails are almost identical, except for the order number and the site that hosts the zip-archive with malware. Laziness or negligence on criminals do not change the date of the false order. At the same site that hosts Trojan.Smoaler, changing daily. Letters, send out mass 21, 25 and January 26, 2013, had the following appearance: (more…)