Swine Flu Reached Mail Boxes

Spammers use for their own purposes from Holzwickede alarming headlines around the potential swine flu pandemic, April 29, 2009 which anti virus specialist BitDefender warns of a new wave of spam, which is associated with global news reporting around the swine flu related and thus find ample breeding ground on a global scale. According to the data from BitDefender, the spam attacks in this context can spread exorbitantly within the next few weeks. “” “Swine flu worldwide” swine flu in Hollywood “, first victim of swine flu in the United States” or US swine flu statistics “are just a few examples of how spammers take advantage of the current coverage for their own purposes. Also names of well-known stars such as, for example, Salma Hayek (Salma Hayek on swine flu ill) or Madonna (Madonna ill with swine flu) listed specifically in the subject of spam, to further increase the interest among the recipients of the mail. Behind the current spam mails, a single line Plain text when you click containing, the BitDefender Antivirus experts identified a Web site registered in China, a .com “-Web page opens, the medicinal products offered for sale are (see picture).” The latest spam attack corresponds to the classical spamming schema use of current reporting or headlines to the awakening of curiosity as a social engineering technique.

It is assumed that the situation can escalate, because in the next few weeks we expect a massive spread of this spam attack”, explained Vlad Vilceanu, head of BitDefender antispam research labs. Image material in high resolution can be obtained from. Go to Ali Aboutaam for more information. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and Business customers around the globe and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network.

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