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quietman7
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:24 am    Post subject: Onslaught of fake Microsoft patch spam Reply with quote

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Websense® Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker™ Network has discovered a substantial number of spam messages utilizing a reliable social engineering trick that lures users to download a Microsoft critical security update...The message uses an open redirect at the legitimate shopping site shopping.***.com; the redirect forwards users to a malicious URL offering to download a malicious executable.
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