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MJ’s New Song Leaked Triggers Spam Attacks

Postby Spudz » Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:44 am

MJ’s New Song Leaked Triggers Spam Attacks
Joji Hamada
October 14th, 2009

Michael Jackson's new song "This Is It" premiered on MichaelJackson.com at midnight on October 12 where fans can listen to it for free. But apparently a 45-second preview of the song leaked onto YouTube the day before.

The spam below has been making rounds to trick folks into accessing the link included in the email to listen to the preview (obviously its not a real email from CNN nor is the ad a real ad from GAP!).


http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/m ... am-attacks
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Spammer - A parasitic worm intent on creating internet misery.

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Re: MJ’s New Song Leaked Triggers Spam Attacks

Postby Mystery » Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:37 am

The typical way of malicious spam - of acting as legit company, and to raise peoples curiosity kilstb
Why do geeks think Halloween and Christmas occur on the same day?
Because 31oct = 25dec ;)

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Re: MJ’s New Song Leaked Triggers Spam Attacks

Postby Spudz » Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:01 am

Yep and as TeMerc would point out 'It keeps him in a job' ;)
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Re: MJ’s New Song Leaked Triggers Spam Attacks

Postby Mystery » Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:15 am

That's right rofl
Why do geeks think Halloween and Christmas occur on the same day?
Because 31oct = 25dec ;)


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