NEWS FROM THE LAB - Sunday, August 26, 2007

RTF Spam Posted by Mikko @ 09:36 GMT

Spamming evolves, part 23: We're now seeing RTF spam.

RTF Spam

When opened, the "Secure Message" turns out to be a pill-pushing spam scam:

RTF Spam

This is quite similar to the XLS spam we noted earlier this month. The main motivation in using RTF is by-passing spam filters and getting people to actually read the message (or open the attachment).

No malware was found from the RTF.