Tuesday, August 07, 2007

VIRUS ALERT: Greeting Card Spam Emails...

"LAS VEGAS — Like a summer cyclone gathering force, the Storm e-mail worm is casting an expanding shadow on the Internet.

Storm first spread to e-mail in-boxes in Europe and the USA in January — enticing recipients to click on a link for a fake news story about a deadly storm or other dramatic event. Clicking on the link turned the PC over to Storm's controller.

As security companies began blocking such e-mail, Storm instead started sending out links to tainted e-cards purportedly from family or friends."

Storm e-mail worm evolves as it wreaks havoc on Net - USATODAY.com:

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