Happy St. Patrick’s Day (celebrated in spam)


Spammers and spyware operators are trying the luck of the Irish to get some more unsuspecting folks into their web. Here’s the latest St. Patty’s day ecard spam outbreak shared with me by our global detection center. Click the link and if you are based in the US you will have some spyware downloaded to your computer; interestingly they don’t want to waste their spying on users outside the USA, so the site checks the IP address of the visiting machine.


And just in case you weren’t sure how to block this type of outbreak (I’ve recently been accused - quite colorfully I might add – of being too subtle), Commtouch RPD technology will keep this kind of junk from your inbox.

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