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Spammer Uses Angelina Jolie to Spread Malware

Researchers at BitDefender have discovered a new surge of spam mails that use phony stories about actress Angelina Jolie as bait to trick computer users into downloading a Trojan onto their systems.

According to reports received from the company, the latest spam campaign aiming to spread malware is being carried out through spam messages utilizing an adult video film supposedly featuring the Hollywood star. But the video can be watched by downloading a binary file, video-nude-anjelina.avi.exe that is actually corrupted with Trojan.Agent.AGGZ.

According to BitDefender, the spam mail consists of a photograph of Angelina Jolie and a text message saying that the e-mail is being sent as a part of an offer program of MSN.ยป SPAMfighter News - 7/31/2008

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