Fourth of July targeted by trojan spam

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 4, 2007

Celebration card emails carry links to malware.

A further wave of greetings-card spam has been widely seeded, in the wake of considerable Storm Worm activity in the last week, with subject lines focusing on Independence Day celebrations under way today in the US.

The wave of spams mostly contain web links to JavaScript downloaders, which in turn pull down the main trojan code. Subject lines used have included '4th of July Party', 'Happy Independence Day' and numerous variations on this theme.

More details can be found in blog entries from F-Secure, here, or Sophos, here.

Posted on 04 July 2007 by Virus Bulletin



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