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Security Guard Script E-mail Scam


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 11:59 AM

There is spam making the rounds that is targeting customers of ISPs. The template of the e-mail is attached below and the attackers are using some sort of method to specifically mention the proper ISP name being used by the victim...

== START EMAIL ==
Dear <<insert ISP name here>> valued members

Regarding our new security regulations, as a part of our yearly maintenance we have provided a security guard script in the attachment. So, to secure your websites, please use the attached file and (for UNIX/Linux Based servers) upload the file "guard.php"...

Thank you for using our services and products. We look forward to providing you with a unique and high quality service.

Best Regards
<<insert ISP name here>>
== END EMAIL == "

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