Alexey Kadiev Kaspersky Lab
Darya Gudkova Kaspersky Lab
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Although other such schemes appeared a year ago, they were not so sophisticated. This is the most important thing related to the recent Pegel infections.
Notably, in June 2010 Pegel took the number one position in the top 10 malicious attachments in spam mails tracked by Kaspersky. This presentation contains detailed information about how this type of threats works, showing the whole process from the moment a user receives the malicious email to the moment their computer is infected and becomes a point of distribution for more attacks.