Spam and Malware: We are processing your PC WORLD order (PCW1521248708)

This is the latest spam batch that’s hitting UK mailboxes. This time it claims to come from PC World and as usual contains a malicious document.

Do not open attachments if you are not expecting emails from those organisations!!

PC World SpamSender: PC World <no_reply@pcworld.co.uk>

Subject: We are processing your PC WORLD order (PCW1521248708)

Attachment: 102836144.doc

 

If we run that document through Virus Total we get a detection rate of 3 out of 55

Code page is Cyrillic which signals Russia to me but the master behind it could be anyone.

 

Other financial malware spam you might get this week:

From: Leta Newton NewtonLeta3313@welbi.ru

Subject Invoice No 39830 from CHEVRON ALARMS LTD A/C LA 15B3F598

 

Andrew Williams <andrew.williams@eurocoin.co.uk>

E-Service (Europe) Ltd Invoice No: 10013405

 

Summer Medina <MedinaSummer2493@valleyconcepts.com>

Invoice from DSV 34DADB11 , ARIA (U K) LTD, 03292437, Customer ref: ALEX MUNRO, SE/GB

Only 3 antivirus companies detect something malicious inside that document at the moment.

ArcabitHEUR.VBA.Trojan20160111
CAT-QuickHealW97M.Dropper.BR20160111
Qihoo-360virus.macos.gen.3320160111

None of the major companies recognise the document as being malicious but that doesn’t mean you should open it.

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Nenad Rajsic

Nenad is an IT consultant who helps SMEs with technology and online presence. He has years of experience with systems and networks, web design and technologies, SEO and social media marketing.

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