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Storm Worm - Gearing up for Valentines Day

Storm Users should beware of email or e-card Valentine's Day type themes as these are already circulating.   

Avoid these emails and stay up-to-date on AV protection.

Storm Worm - Gearing up for Valentines Day
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=3855
http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/index.php/2008/01/15/from-nuwar-with-love/
http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2008/01/new-storm-variant-in-time-for-valentine.html
http://blog.trendmicro.com/storms-spamming-out-some-love/
http://blog.trendmicro.com/chasing-storm-into-2008/
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=WORM_NUWAR.BK

Lightning QUOTE:  With Christmas and New Year behind us, it’s not only shops getting ready for Valentine’s Day but Nuwar (a.k.a. Storm) as well. You may receive a Valentine-themed E-mail with subject like “I Dream of you”, “For You….My Love”, “Sending You My Love”, etc. etc. and the body text prompting you to click on a typical Nuwar-style numeric IP address link.

Comments

Harry Waldron - Microsoft MVP Blog said:

As previously noted, a new Valentines theme emerged from the Storm worm Botnet last week and copies were

# January 23, 2008 11:29 AM

Harry Waldron - My IT Forums Blog said:

As previously noted, a new Valentines theme emerged from the Storm worm Botnet last week and copies were

# January 23, 2008 11:36 AM