NEWS FROM THE LAB - Friday, March 5, 2010

Desperate Phishing Attempt Posted by Mikko @ 22:26 GMT

Somebody is trying to pose as us. If you see an email like the one below, please ignore it:

     From: security@f-secure.com
     Reply-To: securitysupport@hotxf.com
     Subject: Security Maintenance.F-Secure HTK4S
     Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 18:11:05 -0000
     To: undisclosed-recipients:;
     Dear Email Subscriber,
     Your e-mail account needs to be improved with our new
     F-Secure HTK4S anti-virus/anti-spam 2010-version.
     Fill in the columns below or your account will be
     temporarily excluded from our services.
     E-mail Address:
     Phone Number:
     Please note that your password is encrypted
     with 1024-bit RSA keys for increased security.
     Copyright 2009. All Rights Reserved.

Before you ask: No, we've never heard of "F-Secure HTK4S anti-virus" either.