Fake DHL delivery notice preys upon holiday shoppers

Holidays, a time for giving and receiving. You ordered stuff online, and are waiting for it to be delivered. You get an email. It’s from DHL (or so it seems). You open it and see this:

You’re thinking to yourself: “Why do I always have to waste time fixing other people’s mistakes?”. With a sigh, you download and open the attachment. Bam! You’re infected. TROJ_BREDOLAB.CB has just been executed on your computer, and through it you will be infected with more malware.

TrendLabs reports that this kind of trick, although seen many, many times, can still fool people. All it takes is a moment of inattention. So, please be extra careful around the holidays. Think twice (or thrice) before you open attachments in unsolicited emails.


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