Bogus Online Booking Notification Leads to Malware

 Analysis by: Chloe Ordonia

With the holidays just around the corner, it is no surprise to see spammed messages that leveraged travel and hotel booking confirmation. TrendLabs engineers spotted an email message that purports to come from and pretends as an electronic reservation for a certain hotel. It bore the subject, You receive the electronic reservation and has a .ZIP file attachment containing the malware.

Users are strongly advised to be wary in opening email messages even these came from seemingly known sources. To know more on the threats leveraging the Holidays, read our Beware of Holiday-Themed Multi-component Online Threats.

 SPAM BLOCKING DATE / TIME: December 08, 2012 GMT-8
  • ENGINE:6.8
  • PATTERN:9434