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 CareerBuilder.com:
Subject: Re: Job Interview
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 http://www.careerbuilder.com/ShareInfo/Resume.aspx?DID=J93JSN0382.
We’ve seen this claim to come from the same sender at many different domains, including:
- From: <email@example.com>
- From: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- From: <email@example.com>
The catch is that while the hyper-linked text being displayed says you’ll go to a www.careerbuilder.com 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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