Rogueware through Fake FedEx email

 March 22, 2012

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Another FedEx fraudulent email is getting circulated on the Internet. The attacker is slowly trying to get more innovative as time goes by. The email pretends to be from and presents a convincing reason for the user to open the attached file. The email says that the package weight...

Beware of Fake FedEx Tracking Report Notification

 January 20, 2012

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Last week some of our customers informed us that they are receiving spam emails claiming to be from FedEx carrying the subject line: “FedEx Shipment Notification”. The email looks like this: The spam email contains a Zip file. Upon extraction, it presents an executable file named “FedEx_Tracking_Report_Notification_ID.exe”. This is a...

FedEx Scam spreading Rogueware

 October 31, 2011

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Today we received a mail which pretends to have come from FedEx and it looks as shown below. As seen from the image, the attachment is actually a UPX packed executable file which looks like an invoice document. After execution of the binary, it dropped a copy of itself and...

FedEx Spam Mail Leads Users To Install Fake AV

 August 17, 2011

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

A new spam email pretending to have arrived from FedEx is being discovered in the wild. This spam mail includes a subject line like “FedEX Notifications”. The mail also carries an attachment which contains details about a supposed delivery. The mail asks the user to extract this attachment. Upon extraction...