Fake Black Lives Matter voting campaign spreads Trickbot malware


Level 71
Content Creator
Malware Hunter
Aug 17, 2014
A phishing email campaign asking you to vote anonymously about Black Lives Matter is spreading the TrickBot information-stealing malware. [....]

Threat actors commonly utilize current events as lures to trick people into opening their malicious emails.

Such is the case with a new campaign discovered by cybersecurity organization Abuse.ch that pretends to be from "Country administration," asking recipients to 'Vote anonymous about "Black Lives Matter".'

The email, shown below, states, "Leave a review confidentially about "Black Lives Matter" and then prompts recipients to fill out and return an attached document named 'e-vote_form_3438.doc.'
Phishing email

Phishing email