CIO Update: 11/17/17

Hackers and virus writers are always trying new ways to steal your personal information by installing malware without your content. Here is a list of latest emails they are utilizing to access your computer.

  • “FANAVARAN Tender 21 January 2018”, which contains a malicious Word document exploiting CVE-2017-0199 vulnerability.
  • “SECURED MESSAGE FROM WELLSFARGO” Phishing Email
  • “Updated Information Required !” TSB Themed Phishing
  • “Important – Account Restricted” – Barclays Themed Phishing
  • “Request for [REDACTED – First Name]” – W-2 Tax Themed Whaling Attempt
  • “Cluadia Reilly shared a file with you” Phishing Email
  • “29 Jan. Payment” Phishing Email
  • “You’ve got a new message” Phishing Email
  • “New Document Notification” Phishing Campaign
  • “notification……………..” – Chase Themed Phishing
  • “hold payment” – Malspam
  • “Transfer from Wellsfargo” – Phishing Email
  • “[BULK] Security Alert” – Discover Bank Themed Phishing E-mail
  • “US Bank account was locked due to unauthorised login attempts.” – Smishing
  • “Request” – Targeted BEC / “CFO Fraud” attempt
  • “Fw: FIRST AMERICAN TITLE DOCS-53630579” – Phishing Email
  • “Your Account Security Notification” – Phishing Email
  • “Swift Copy” – Swift Themed Phishing E-mails
  • “Action required” – BB&T Themed Phishing E-mail
  • ” You have got new message from Wells Fargo” Phishing Emails
  • “Outstanding Invoice #26111-1” – Orcus RAT Phishing
  • “respond” – Payment Themed Whaling Attempt
  • “FOLLOW UP” Phishing Email
  • “Recent Notifications” – AmEx phishing
  • HSBC-themed Adwind RAT Email
  • “SUBJECT:Advice from Standard Chartered Bank” – Standard Chartered Bank Themed Phishing E-mail
  • AMEX-themed Phishing
  • “Schwab alert: Your tax docs are available online” – Charles Schwab Bank Themed Phishing E-mail
  • “Complete Closing/ payoff Package with Borrower CD Attached !!!” – Wells Fargo / Office 365 theme phishing
  • “Your Sage subscription invoice is ready”, which contains a malicious Word document.
  • Bank of America (BoA)-themed phishing URL.
  • Bitcoin Extortion Themed Phishing E-mails