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Spam Offers Fake Gas Cards to Obama Survey Participants

As the US Presidential election draws closer, online scammers are quick to exploit the popularity of presidential candidates. A new large-scale spam campaign pertaining to presidential contender Barrack Obama has been detected recently in the research labs of security firm Trend Micro.

The Content Security team of Trend Micro employed spam filters to intercept the e-mail that asks the recipients to take part in an online survey relating to the Democratic Party nominee and in return would get a gas cards worth $500.

However, Security Specialists at Trend Micro state that the e-mail message is fake. When users click to answer to the poll, they are redirected to a Web page that in no way associates with the survey ins...

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