Below is a sample spam sent to us by one of the users.
PLEASE MAKE CIRCULAR FRIENDSHIPS THIS NOTICE TO YOUR FAMILY AND CONTACTS!
In the coming days, you watch @: Do not open any message with an attachment called: Black in the White House, regardless of who sent you ... It is a virus that opens an Olympic Torch which burns the whole hard disc C of your computer. . This virus comes from a known person who you had in your address list. . That's why you should send this message to all your contacts.
It is better to receive this email 25 times to receive the virus and open it .. If you receive a message called: black in the white house, even if sent by a friend, do not open and shut down your machine immediately. It is the worst virus announced by CNN. A new virus has been discovered recently that has been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive virus ever. This virus was discovered yesterday afternoon by Mc Afee. And there is no repair yet for this kind of virus. This virus simply destroys the Zero Sector of the hard disk, where vital information is stored function ..
Moving this to the Home User area of the Malware Discussion community so that McAfee Labs is aware. Thanks for bringing this to our attention.
I just got an email like that today (9/14/2010)
I found that it has been going around fooling people for a long time now.
My question is, WHY would anyone want to spend time building up crap like that?
They are not getting any money from it, Not getting attention because nowhere is the origional name posted in those emails.
What are they trying to gain?
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