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1. Blackhole exploit kit continues to use NACHA transaction-rejection in spam. We continue seeing the Blackhole exploit kit using spam emails designed to look like transaction-rejection reports from NACHA, the electronic payment association, to spread links to malicious sites. The sites, of course, install the Blackhole kit. Clicking on the “Transaction Report” link downloads and […]

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WebsenseR ThreatSeekerR Network has been tracking a large number of messages masquerading as legitimate messages from the Electronic Payment Association NACHA.The messages bear legitimate traits, as the display name and routing details seem to confirm.  Further analysis of the message and attachments prove these to be malicious in intent.  The examples below show what these messages […]

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Lesson one: The IRS is a confirmed favorite of spammers, phishers and malware distributors. As an example consider the attacks from the last few weeks that have targeted users of the IRS’s electronic payment portal. This time the attack starts with an email about tax forums to train and serve the tax practitioner community. The […]

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