The Worm Bagle malware is currently making a come back after being dormant for months.
Currently, it is implementing an old way from which bagle worms has become famous for. Its email attachments are password protected and the password is included in the e-mail as a gif file.
This has two purpose, one is to slip through the network security, and the other is to social engineer a potential victim into trusting the attachment since it is password protected.
Here is a sample email.
Please be more alert and security conscious. The worm can easily be spotted. Here are some indication of the worm and should raise a level of alertness if seen.
- The password is contained in a gif file.
- Random number password.
- Email Subjects and passwords are names like Wynefreed, Sidney and Mychaell.