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Malware Lurking in Bogus FedEx Messages

by Kara Reeder

The attachment contains a malicious .zip file which that triggers a zbot malware attack.

Security experts are warning users to beware of a FedEx e-mail scam.

According to V3.co.uk, the e-mail claims that a package was unable to be delivered due to an address error and instructs user to print out an attached form to claim the package. However, the attachment contains a malicious .zip file which that triggers a zbot malware attack.

As always, users are being advised to avoid opening suspicious messages or unknown or suspicious file attachments.

This article was originally published on Friday Aug 27th 2010
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