"Groupon discount gifts" email leads to malware
Posted on 30.07.2012
Spam emails targeting users on the lookout for good deals have been hitting inboxes around the world, Sophos warns.

The email purportedly comes from Groupon, the popular deal-of-the-day website, and tries to convince the recipient that one of his friends has found an incredible deal and has decided to share the news:


Unfortunately for those who decide that the email is legitimate, the attached file (Gift coupon.zip) that they are urged to download and run is not a discount gift, but a variant of that pesky downloader Bredolab Trojan - so please warn your friends about these emails.






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