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New Da Vinci Code spam email

Emails have been intercepted, inviting recipients to join a book club and claiming to offer a free copy of "The Da Vinci Code" as an incentive. The email calls on people to 'Read the novel everyone's STILL talking about' and to 'Get the Da Vinci Code free, plus five more bestsellers for 99 cents'. According to a poll conducted earlier this year, 9% of computer users have purchased goods sold via spam, which is more than enough to keep spammers in business and encourage them to continue bombarding innocent users with unsolicited emails. "People should be careful of unsolicited emails like this and remember the old adage that there's no such thing as a free lunch," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant for Sophos. "This Da Vinci Code email directs recipients to a website that was registered less than a month ago - a clue which instantly sets alarm bells ringing in anti-spam circles. The intention of the website is presently unclear, but it certainly fails to supply a free book to visitors." ...

ยป Security Park - 25-05-2006

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