SCF Advanced Search



  • Total Members: 13736
  • Latest: parasti
  • Total Posts: 38282
  • Total Topics: 12871
  • Online Today: 1341
  • Online Ever: 51419
  • (01. January 2010., 10:27:49)


Author Topic: Zeus Spam Changes Tactics  (Read 2751 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.


  • SCF VIP Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 776
  • KARMA: 117
  • Gender: Male
  • Pez
Zeus Spam Changes Tactics
« on: 19. December 2011., 09:53:13 »
McAfee Labs Messaging Security recently observed a new malicious spam campaign pushing password-stealing Trojans associated with the Zeus/Zbot family. This campaign leverages several notable social engineering techniques.

For admins and netizens familiar with contemporary email-borne threats, a message purporting an undeliverable DHL, FedEx, or USPS package triggers an immediate red flag. Though still prevalent, those themes have begun to run their course. This campaign changes themes to include “Puget Sound Energy Paperless Billing,” “Business Meeting Notes,” and, most recently, “King County Ecommerce Payments.”

While still employing familiar elements (for example, filenames of “$malware.pdf.exe” that rely on the default Windows configuration that hides extensions for known file types), these messages are representative of the modern approach to malware delivery: Target the recipient with emails designed to provoke curiosity.

McAfee Customers are protected against these threats from cloud to appliance, and gateway to end point. Remember folks: defense in depth.

Virus Information:

Orginal article: Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 12:52pm by Eric Peterson
Their is two easy way to configure a system!
Every thing open and every thing closed.
Every thing else is more or less complex.

Start Turfing !,8405.msg21475.html#msg21475

Samker's Computer Forum -

Zeus Spam Changes Tactics
« on: 19. December 2011., 09:53:13 »


With Quick-Reply you can write a post when viewing a topic without loading a new page. You can still use bulletin board code and smileys as you would in a normal post.

Name: Email:
Type the letters shown in the picture
Listen to the letters / Request another image
Type the letters shown in the picture:
Second Anti-Bot trap, type or simply copy-paste below (only the red letters)

Enter your email address to receive daily email with ' - Samker's Computer Forum' newest content:

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Advertising