Virus authors are attempting to hoodwink unwary and lovestruck internet users with malware that poses as Valentine's Day-related games and email greetings. The hacker tactic is a familiar companion to annual holidays, such as Christmas, New Year's Day and Valentine's Day. McAfee reports that the Valentine’s Day spam links to …
Welcome to 2000
Hardly a new attack vector
And to think...
People are still "caught" out by this, thankfully nothing like this hits my inbox, I see it arrive, hit the filters and then be deleted off the mail server..
besides the "Name" of who it's from should give it away as should the e-mail address unless it's addressed to <insert pet name here> from <insert partners pet name here>.... even then check the headers.
When will the fools learn that no one actually loves them?
Except for me... please click >>here<< for this e-card profering my undying love.
"The hacker tactic is a familiar companion to annual holidays"
So not really worth reporting on El Reg then.
And there I was thinking that 'firstname.lastname@example.org' really DID love me...
Of course, no Linux zealot would fall for this. I mean, what are the odds? I would apologise for being trite, but they never do ...
But "MIkE_crRaWShAW99", I do darling! Now click the damn link!
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