Spammers Get Innovative, Use Top Media Names to Fool Users
By on August 15th, 2008

Spam emails have always known to be a pain, what with phishing attacks and identity thefts on the increase, we have talked about innovative ways in which spammers can fool you. If you are not sure about protecting yourself on the Internet, read our extensive guide on protecting yourself from Internet threats.

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In the latest spam attack, spammers are using well know media names to fool the users, many users have begun complaining of receiving emails with subjects such as MSNBC Breaking NewsCNN.com Daily Top 10CNN Alerts: My Custom Alertsand so on.

We advice users to delete such emails, without opening them as there are reports of trojan attacks after clicking on the links in the email.

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  • http://www.robrrt.com/ Robert

    Thumbs up to Gmail. I’ve been getting “MSNBC breaking news” spam for over a week now and have yet to see one in my inbox :)

    • Keith Dsouza

      @Robert I agree with you, Gmail’s spam filter is probably one of the best ever

 
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