G DATA Finds Olympic Spam Spreading Malware
According to new reports coming in from G DATA's Research Labs, Germany, millions of e-mails are being distributed worldwide, with subject lines "Beijing Olympics cancelled, moved to Atlanta".
Also, a sentence in the message of e-mail announces that a Boeing passenger airplane crashed in Michigan.
These, according to G DATA, are clear indications that the e-mails are spam. Meanwhile, as security analysts describe, spam relates to electronic messaging system that is used to randomly distribute mass unsolicited messages.
According to Research Analysts at G DATA's Lab, the spam includes a link that connects to a hijacked Web server, originally under the possession of a group of Argentinean industrial psychologists. In addition, the Website showcases a page reple...
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