Background Necurs first emerged in 2012 and has since become notorious for fueling large-scale email campaigns that distribute malware (particularly Locky ransomware, the Dridex banking trojan, and most recently, Jaff ransomware), propagate “pump-and-dump” fraud schemes, and/or bait recipients into purchasing scam memberships for disreputable dating websites.Known to have been distributed by the Neutrino Exploit Kit, Necurs is arguably one of the most prolific Windows OS rootkits that loads modules for Caa S offerings.
And you, blind of love, thinking about that beautiful young woman, are an easy potential victim for them.
However, in other cases, they use a less targeted approach by randomly distributing vast numbers of "bait" emails in the hope of hooking just a few gullible recipients.
A common variant of these spam emails is a brief message in which the "nice girl" purporting to be the sender promises to send pictures if her recipient will reply to a specified email address. Email me at [address removed] only, because I am writing not from my personal email.
A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigned romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud.
Fraudulent acts may involve access to the victims' money, bank accounts, credit cards, passports, e-mail accounts, or national identification numbers or by getting the victims to commit financial fraud on their behalf.