New Storm Variant - Greeting E-Cards with hostile links
This virus family can generate significant volumes of SPAM with URLs that can automatically download and install malware
. ISC: Riding out yet Another Storm Wave http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=3063 quote:
Sadly you won't need a surf board for this one. Just to give you a heads up, there is a new round of emails with malicious links that is making its way to the inbox of many folks. If you haven't gotten one yet, just give it time.
VERY LIMITED PROTECTION: AV vendors are adding this new variant
SAMPLE OF EMAIL MESSAGE
Subject: You've received a postcard from a family member!
Message: May have following text with hostile URLs
Click on the following Internet address or copy & paste it into your browser's address box. <URL removed>
Copy & paste the ecard number in the "View Your Card" box at <URL removed>