Emotet spam campaign targets banking credentials

A new variant in the Win32/Emotet family is targeting banking credentials with a new spam email campaign. The emails include fraudulent claims, such as fake phone bills, and invoices from banks or PayPal. Since November 2014 we have been monitoring a new variant: Trojan:Win32/Emotet.C. This variant was part of a recent spam campaign that peaked in …

Wire transfer spam spreads Upatre

The Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) is currently monitoring a spam email campaign that is using a wire transfer claim to spread Trojan:Win32/Upatre. It is important to note that customers running up-to-date Microsoft security software are protected from this threat. Additionally, customers with Microsoft Active Protection Service Community (MAPS) enabled also benefit from our cloud protection service. …