Friday, June 10, 2005

Michael Jackson Suicide Email Virus

If you receive an email claiming Michael Jackson has attempted to commit suicide, don't click on the link! Experts at SophosLabs™, Sophos's global network of virus and spam analysis centers, have warned of a spam campaign that claims that Michael Jackson has attempted suicide in an attempt to lure innocent computer users into being infected by a Trojan horse. The spam email has the following characteristics:
Subject: Re: Suicidal attempt

Message text:
Last night, while in his Neverland Ranch, Michael Jackson has made a suicidal attempt.

They suggest this attempt follows the last claim was made against the king of pop. 46 years old Michael has left pre-suicid note which describes and interpretes some of his sins.

Users clicking on the link will be taken to a website which secretly installs malicious code onto their PCs. Please spread the word around.

1 comment:

  1. wow..i have to tell my sister...