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President-Elect Obama Video - Malware version in-the-wild

Movie Please avoid any links or videos related to this historic speech and only view this as desired from a trusted website source and not from an email link:

President-Elect Obama Video - Malware version in-the-wild
http://garwarner.blogspot.com/2008/11/computer-virus-masquerades-as-obama.html
http://securitylabs.websense.com/content/Alerts/3229.aspx
http://blog.trendmicro.com/us-presidency-race-ends-new-spam-run-begins/
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5294

QUOTE: Less than twelve hours after President-Elect Obama's historic acceptance speech, computer criminals have already crafted a malware attack based on the speech. The UAB Spam Data Mine has observed more than 300 spam messages which invite email readers to view the speech with a spam message ...

SUBJECT LINES TO AVOID:
A new president, a new congress ...
Barack Obama wins
Can Obama win popular vote but lose election?
Did Obama Win Yet?
Election 2008: Time lapse of U.S. counties
Election Center 2008 - Election Results
Election Night Results
Fear of a Black President
New president's
Obama win an Electoral College majority
Obama win Defined by Race
Obama win preferred in world poll
Obama win sets stage for showdown
Obama Wouldnt Be First Black President
Obama's Win Reshapes the Race
Priorities for the New President
Priorities for the New President - TIME
The new President's cabinet?
USA Election 2008 Results
Will American Voters Elect a Black President
World Welcomes Obama's Win

SENDER NAME spoofed as:
news @ cnn.com
news @ usatoday.com
news @ online.com
news @ c18-ss-1-lb.cnet.com
news @ president.com
news @ unitedstates.com
news @ bbc.com

EXAMPLE:
http://www.cis.uab.edu/forensics/blog/president.obama.malware.jpg

Comments

Segam said:

I guess they had a while to perfect this virus, blimey surprising what people get upto!

# November 13, 2008 1:09 AM