Re: Job Interview – CareerBuilder Virus

More and more spammers are tuning into the high unemployment rate with bogus emails that purport to be responding to online resumes.

The latest comes disguised a request for an updated resume, presumably as seen on

Subject:      Re: Job Interview
From:     <>

Dear Employee,

Could I get an update on your resume? Your cooperation will be appreciated in this matter.

The resume we have on file for you is

Best regards,
Cristian Anderson

We’ve seen this claim to come from the same sender at many different domains, including:

  • From:     <>
  • From:     <>
  • From:     <>

The catch is that while the hyper-linked text being displayed says you’ll go to a sever, the truth is these all link to an executable male-ware/virus file, typically named resume.exe an hosted by a variety of compromised servers.

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