This morning the Fox-IT Security Operations Center observed a large number of phishing e-mails that contained a link to a downloadable zip file. Anyone downloading and opening that zip file would infect themselves with banking malware, that would subsequently try to lure the victim into divulging their credit card information.
So far nothing new: e-mail as attack vector, distribution of the Zeus Panda banking trojan, targeting the same institutions.
Except that this time, it appears the criminals are preparing for the festive season. What stood out to us is the inclusion of a number of local retailers that are now targeted by this banking trojan.
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