Bogus Credit Card Charge Pretends to Come From Trend Micro

 Analysis by: Cedrick Ramos

We found spammed emails containing details about a compliant regarding a credit card statement that pretends to come from security vendor, Trend Micro. It has an attachment that when users open, a malicious code will run and consequently, infect the system. Trend Micro detects this as W2KM_FAREIT.CXX.

Trend Micro protects users from this threat via detecting the malware as well as the spammed email. Users are advised to be wary when opening emails even if these come from supposedly legitimate sources.

 SPAM BLOCKING DATE / TIME: January 29, 2016 GMT-8
  • ENGINE:8.0
  • PATTERN:2300