Major malicious attack hits web users

IT security experts have warned of a "major new malicious attack" that has been plaguing internet users since 2:00 GMT yesterday.

Sophos said that new variants of the Dorf family of malware, which had previously spread as breaking news of deaths caused by European storms, are now using disguises associated with love and greeting cards.

A wide variety of subject lines are being used in the spam campaign, including 'You're so Far Away', 'I Dream of you', 'Dream Date Coupon', 'Together You and I', 'A Bouquet of Love', 'So in Love' and 'Cuddle Up'. Major malicious attack hits web users -

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 27th January 2007 10:06PM