Researchers at SophosLabs have discovered a new spam campaign aimed at tricking victims into downloading a Trojan.

"The messages use a variety of subject lines, and appear to contain adaptions depending on whether the criminals believe they are targeting a British or American computer user (Brits are lured into opening the attachment with an email seemingly from the Royal Mail, whereas American-based recipients may believe the message is from USPS)," writes Sophos' Graham Cluley.

"Contained inside the ZIP file is a Trojan horse, detected by Sophos products proactively as Mal/Bredo-Q," Cluley writes.


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