July 4th spam campaign

fireworksESET security researchers are warning people of a massive spam campaign related to fireworks and Independence Day that will be used this holiday weekend to trick people into visiting malicious websites.

The Waledac botnet, estimated at tens of thousands of infected computers, are expected to send out links to videos of Independence Day fireworks which hide new copies of Waledac malware. ESET says that many antivirus programs do not detect this type of viruses, so, as always, do not open any links in unsolicited email. Read the report.

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