WALEDAC has found a new fetish — spamming users with email messages on free foot fetish movies.
According to Advanced Threats Researcher Joey Costoya, who initially reported the new WALEDAC spam run, clicking the link in the spammed email redirects users to websites featuring foot fetish videos.
WALEDAC is notorious for employing various social engineering techniques that leads users to a series of malware infection. This being the third of the recent WALEDAC spam runs we’ve seen, its quite safe to assume we’ll be seeing more of this runs in the near future.
Here are the other notable WALEDAC spamming operations:
- New Waledac Campaign: SMS ‘Snooping’ Software
- Online Casino, Geocities, and Waledac
- Waledac Spamming Image Hosting and Italian Job Offers
- WALEDAC Spamming Madness
- Waledac Localizes Social Engineering
- WALEDAC Spreads More Malware Love
As of this writing, the spam emails — as well as the spammed URLs — are already blocked through the Smart Protection Network. Users are strongly advised to be wary in opening any enticing ‘fetish’ emails.