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Illegal parking triggers a new virus attack!


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#1 Queen-Evie

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 01:21 AM

Emsi Software, provider of the a-squared Anti-Malware 4.0 protection software, warns of a new type of virus attack that, up to now, has only been used in the USA. In this case, after returning from shopping, drivers find a parking ticket on their windscreen. The drivers are then supposed to fetch the details of the illegal parking, and the penalties incurred, from a particular website. Drivers who actually follow the printed link are then promptly attacked and receive new Malware on their PCs.

Full article at http://www.emsisoft.com/en/kb/articles/ticker090206/

Analysis of the attack at
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?date=2009-02-03

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 06:29 PM

Galadriel posted the same one over here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/200756/new-vector-for-malware-distribution/ :thumbsup:
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