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The hackers behind the Storm worm attack are switching tactics. The malware infected thousands of computers in January by promising recipients information about the storms ravaging Europe at the time in email messages that directed potential marks towards a malware-infested website. Malicious code on the site attempted to …

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Dam

Bit late aren't you?

Hold on, haven't these "you've received an ecard, clik **this (lol) exe** to view it" emails been going for like, 2 months now?

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tbh..

This has been going on for like a decade. This is just a certain group using a very cliched method

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Anonymous Coward

Re Bit late aren't you?

I had the following two yesterday. A new variant to me, but no more convincing than the recent postcard malware.

Oh man I found these pictures of my ex-secretary on her computer after I

fired her. Check em out!

http:// [IP address deleted}

I cant believe you talked me into taking these pictures, hehe. I hope you

like em.

http:// [IP address deleted}

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lame

i hate these lame ass attempts. Like when i'm on aol. the email says billing1@yahoo.com but I'm suppose to believe this is a legit e-mail from AOL asking for my password

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Here's some more

I've had this one today:

Subject: "Oh baby, I love what you sent me. Here is some pics to say thanks."

Content: click http://[IP address redacted]

In the past week, I've had about 8 spams saying something like "Your Mother has sent you a greeting card from [URL redacted]. Click the link to view your card!"

Except that my parents both know better than to use those greeting card things, even the so-called legitimate ones. They also know I never click on links in emails, even those from people I know.

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Anonymous Coward

Just FYI: They Shifted Again Today

Now they are sending bogus login details.

I got two today. One for "Funny Files," and the other for some community site that doesn't exist.

These geeks are quick on their feet. It sure would be nice to get some hot pics of them in jail...

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