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Homer Simpson spreading malware

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Written by Shaun Nichols in San Francisco

vnunet.com, 12 Jul 2008


A screen name once connected to animated TV dad Homer Simpson is being used to spread malware.

A 2003 episode of The Simpsons revealed that Homer's email address was chunkylover53@aol.com.

The address was registered by one of the show's writers prior to the episode's airing and used to answer hundreds of emails from Simpsons fans.

But the chunkylover53 screen name has resurfaced and is now being used to distribute a Trojan disguised as a Simpsons movie file.

More: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2221476/homer-simpson-accused-spreading

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