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harrywaldron
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:18 am    Post subject: New Storm Worm - Are you ready for some football? Reply with quote

New Storm Worm - Are you ready for some football?

The Nuwar gang is innovative in social engineering and technological attacks. They are empowered by a botnet that's at least 1.7 million PCs strong -- that can instantly spam millions of copies as unique trojan horse attacks.

Folks need to stay vigilant and not allow their curiosity to get the best of them, e.g., avoid clicking on all untrusted URLs in email and keep AV protection updated. This well done attack is out there and a sample is shown below. It could indeed trick some football fans out there:

New Storm Worm - Are you ready for some football?
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?n&storyid=3361
http://www.disog.org/2007/09/storm-domains-locally-resolving.html

EXAMPLE OF EMAIL TO AVOID

Quote:
From: (REMOVED)
To: HARRY
Subject: NFL Game List
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2007 18:38:35 -0700

Time for some serious games, Football!
Don't miss a thing because you didn't know, this season.
Go see out Game data and Stats Page: MALICIOUS URL REMOVED
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