Koobface Now Using Christmas Theme

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2009 @ 11:39:27 PST in Security: Websense
by Raven

Websense Security Labs(TM) ThreatSeeker(TM) Network has discovered that the Koobface malware campaign is now using a Christmas theme. Recent developments by Koobface have included use of Google Reader.

The Koobface Web site offers a video posted by 'SantA'. The usual ruse of requiring a codec to watch the video is used, to encourage the user to install and run a file called setup.exe (SHA1:a2046fc88ab82abec89e150b915ab4b332af924a). This file is currently detected by 16 out of 41 antivirus products according to VirusTotal. To view the details of this alert Click here
 
 
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