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Fake 'Security Update For OS Microsoft' Spam

Postby TeMerc » Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:05 pm

A malicious EXE file is doing the rounds, pretending to be an update from Microsoft and including some social engineering such as a fake PGP signature. The payload is an executable called KB960312.exe. Detection rates are poor, but it's clearly some hideous piece of malware that you really don't want anywhere near your PC.

Update: KB231660.exe has also been spotted with a different PGP signature, although securityassurance@microsoft.com remains the same. Also KB986008.exe, KB415282.exe .. probably a load more will be sent out over the next few hours.
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Re: Fake 'Security Update For OS Microsoft' Spam

Postby MysteryFCM » Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:16 pm

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