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Posted: 28 Aug 07, 10:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't know if this is a problem outside of Germany but there is a new dangerous Trojan hiddeen in an alleged YouTube link.

The emails say:

Your Dad (or mum) will kill you if he (she) sees this video
followed by an alleged YouTube link which downloads the Trojan.

Other variants claim that you yourself can be seen in a video or that the video is "hot" :)

beware !



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Posted: 28 Aug 07, 10:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The e-mail comes with what appears to be a link to a YouTube video, but in reality it will take you somewhere else.


[QUOTE][QUOTENAME]Brandon wrote: [/QUOTENAME]... and now the "best you can offer is Mr. Jingles? HA! He's... just pathetic.[/QUOTE]
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Posted: 28 Aug 07, 11:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you Barb for letting us know this!!!

:)


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Posted: 28 Aug 07, 13:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I got one of those this morning.. fortunately i'm clever enough not to open it! =]


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Posted: 28 Aug 07, 14:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks for the heads up, Barb.

I've received a lot of bizarre emails recently. All with 'exciting' subject lines like, "ROFLMAO! Is that really you?", "OMG! What if your wife sees this?", "I can't believe I posed for these pictures!"

I can only guess what 'threats' the emails contain. Fortunately, Yahoo sends them directly to my bulk folder but everyone should definitely beware.



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Posted: 28 Aug 07, 17:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This kind of thing is why I don't read e-mail from people I don't know.


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Posted: 28 Aug 07, 19:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Dan Corson IX: The 800 Pound Gorilla wrote:

This kind of thing is why I don't read e-mail from people I don't know.






why pay the visit when the visit is free?



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Posted: 29 Aug 07, 03:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I just don't read e-mails at all.


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Posted: 29 Aug 07, 07:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks YV!!!!!! :-)

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Posted: 29 Aug 07, 13:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, I get those all the time. I never opened them though, because I thought they were viruses. They go into my Spam folder naturally...Well anyway, thanks for making it clear. How'd you find out anyways?


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