Virus Alert: Be Careful of Fake Emails from Airlines 1/26/09

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 Virus Alert: Be Careful of Fake Emails from Airlines 1/26/09

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PostSubject: Virus Alert: Be Careful of Fake Emails from Airlines 1/26/09   Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:30 pm

From a local company's Security Dept 1/26/09

Trojan Attack Masquerades as Airline E-Ticket Notice

E-mail messages that appear to come from airlines are being used to fool users into thinking that their credit card has been used to purchase airline tickets. The messages look like an “email from Northwest Airlines” or “message from United Airlines” and contain a realistic-looking receipt with an attachment “Your_ETicket.zip” or “eTicket.zip”. Users who click on the e-ticket file trigger the download of Troj/Agent-IPS, a data-stealing Trojan horse. Twisted Evil Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: Virus Alert: Be Careful of Fake Emails from Airlines 1/26/09   Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:38 pm

I'll put that e-mail in the bin along with my winnings from the Nigerian Lottery.
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