Crooks falling in love all over again
Written by Shaun Nichols in San Francisco
vnunet.com, 30 Jan 2009
Security experts are warning of a rising number of Valentine's Day spam messages and malware attacks.
Symantec and the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-Cert) issued advisories to users after a number of malicious spam messages were found to be using Valentine's Day themes as a lure.
US-Cert said that it had received reports of spam messages which contained links to malicious websites. The sites attempted to download an executable onto the user's system under the names 'youandme.exe' or 'onlyyou.exe'.
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