Massive malware run against ABN-AMRO customers

Friday, 23 March 2007, 12:00 AM EST

This morning we saw a massive malware run in the Netherlands. The emails were purportedly sent by the Dutch ABN-AMRO bank.

Of course, as I’ve said before, phishing attacks on users of Dutch banks are relatively rare. Prior to this mailing, we’ve only seen basic phishing runs which try and persuade the user to clink on a link. But this morning gave us a first - an email in Dutch, claiming to be from a Dutch bank, and containing malware - Trojan-Spy.Win32.Banker.cmb, an online banking Trojan. Interestingly, although the Dutch isn’t perfect, it doesn’t contain the multiple errors which often characterize malicious mass mailings.

At Viruslist.

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