Spamvertised ‘KLM E-ticket’ themed emails serve malware


By Dancho Danchev

KLM customers, beware!

Cybercriminals are currently spamvertising millions of legitimate-looking emails, in an attempt to trick current and prospective KLM customers into executing the malicious attachment found in the email.

More details:

Sample screenshot of the spamvertised ‘KLM E-ticket’ themed email:

Second screenshot of the spamvertised ‘KLM E-ticket’ themed email:

Detection rate for the malicious attachment: KLM-e-Ticket.pdf.exe – MD5: 9c51f89ec22913bfac3d44afb486376b – detected by 34 out of 43 antivirus scanners as Trojan-Ransom.Win32.PornoAsset.wqc; Gen:Heur.PIF.3

Webroot SecureAnywhere users are proactively protected from this threat.

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2 thoughts on “Spamvertised ‘KLM E-ticket’ themed emails serve malware

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