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E-Mail Hoaxes Spread Latest Threats

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#1 River_Rat


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Posted 30 June 2005 - 09:14 AM

E-Mail attacks are not new to the computer world but they are still a real threat.

E-Mail Hoaxes Spread Latest Threats 
By Michael Myser
June 29, 2005 

Celebrity trials and current events are again the vector for virus and malware writers hoping to infect distant computer systems.

This week, e-mails claiming Pope John Paul II was murdered, Michael Jackson has died, and Osama bin Laden has been captured all tempt recipients to open the attached file or link for details, which launches the W32/Kedebe-F worm.

Full Read at eweek

Edited by jgweed, 01 July 2005 - 09:17 PM.

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