Storm Worm - Valentine's Theme and Examples to avoid

Posted Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:29 PM by hwaldron

Storm As previously noted, a new Valentines theme emerged from the Storm worm Botnet last week and copies were received as noted. This may have been a "test run" to be used closer to Valentine's Day when e-cards might be more prevelant.  Further samples haven't been encountered since last week. Users should always avoid all email attachments and links where possible. The Storm worm serves up advanced malware from fast-flux servers (meaning they constantly change), that is difficult to detect and clean

Lightning EXAMPLES OF STORM WORM VALENTINES DAY E-CARD ATTACKS
 
 Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:12:04 +0400
 From: [Sender Removed]
 To: Harry
 Subject: Words in my Heart
 
 You're In My Thoughts
 [Malicious URL using numeric IP address removed]
 
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 Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 19:11:17 +0200
 From: [Sender Removed]
 To: Harry
 Subject: Eternity of Your Love
 
 A Dream is a Wish
 [Malicious URL using numeric IP address removed]

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