InfoSight has detected a flood of phishing emails that are propagating through the Internet and targeting small community banks. This spam campaign is delivering hundreds of thousands of messages that masquerade as a failed wire transfer, while delivering the password-stealing Zeus banking Trojan. The hackers were very aware of who to target; they went after the individuals in the bank responsible for wire transfers. A snapshot of a sample email is provided below. The <From:> [...]
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