By Online Staff
February 16, 2004

An email with the subject line "Police Investigation" has been received by a large number of people overnight and attempts to lure users to a website which installs a keylogger on the user's PC, Canberra-based sysadmin Daniel McNamara says.

McNamara has investigated a number of such scams in the past and brought them to the notice of this newspaper.

The text of the email is:


It has come to my attention that you are being under the police investigation. Is that true? Have you really commited such crimes?

Please read the following article located at:

or at: http://0100.035.0255.0133

Sincerely, Your old friend

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