post card virus

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by larryb52, May 15, 2008.

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  1. larryb52

    larryb52 Registered Member

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    anyone hear anything on this as a threat?
     
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    Baz_kasp Registered Member

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    Well... its a bit of a vauge term that can be applied to pretty much any virus.

    The only qualification it needs is that the victim gets an email informing them that they have an ecard/postcard waiting and they need to *click* to get it. Storm/zhelatin used this tactic quite effectively to build up it's botnet with targetted campaigns around Christmas, new years and valentines etc but I get similar emails in my honeypot all the time:

     
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    larryb52 Registered Member

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    thanks...
     
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