Phishing in Brazil

From: bu.edu
There is an interesting phishing scheme floating around Brazil with a theme relating to Internet banking. When the user clicks on the attachment it is opened using Microsoft Word. In the document is an image of a banking receipt along with a message asking the user to double-click on the image if they wish to see a larger version. When the user double clicks the image they are asked if they would like to open a .cpl file, which, if accepted, will download a malware that is designed to seek out the users banking credentials if they exist anywhere on the machine.



Continue reading at: http://www.scmagazine.com//sneaky-phishing-scam-in-brazil-may-hit-us-shores/article/319867/

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