Triple malware threat delivered by USPS-themed spam

A spam campaign whose emails purport to originate from the United States Postal Service (USPS) is delivering a triple malware threat to its intended victims.

David Bisson reports.

Outbreak: USPS or Royal Mail package email delivers malware attack

SophosLabs has seen a widely spammed-out malware campaign today, designed to trick unsuspecting computer users into infecting their computers with a Trojan horse.

Outbreak: United Parcel Service notification malware attack spammed out

Cybercriminals are attempting to infect computers around the world, disguising their attack as an email claiming to come from United Parcel Service about a parcel delivery.

But this time they’re not using words, they’re using an embedded image to trick you into clicking on the link.