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Beware Of Cnn Alerts: Rouge Antivirus Xp 2008 (malware)


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#1 rsherstobitoff

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Posted 12 August 2008 - 10:38 AM

This morning the CNN spam campaign took an ugly twist in terms of content. Spammers are now spoofing the CNN alerts system that users configure to receive customized news alerts. This is particularly harmful to those who actually create alerts for themselves with CNN as at the first glance it looks very authentic. In some of these news alerts links point back to sites hosted in Russia.

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