Fake KB923029 update installs CryptoLocker

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by ichito, Nov 29, 2013.

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  1. ichito

    ichito Registered Member

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    It was probably not mentioned yet
    http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/11/21/spam-from-an-anti-virus-company-its-zeus-malware/
    The same fake update is reported also by Symantec
    http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/411624-fake-symantec-email-virus-warning
     
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    And that's why we only install updates from WU or Microsoft Download Center. :cool:
     
  3. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Thanks for this. If you receive any email messages telling you to update something it will always be from a trusted source such as Microsoft.
    See also email hoax and associated references. In case you missed it - there is also this standing thread. https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=353171
    Also from ESET.
     
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