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Have you seen how much money James Cameron spent on his new movie?

It’s true that James Cameron’s movies have been huge investments (Avatar cost a reported $300 million) – but you should avoid email invitations to see the amazing graphics in his new movie for 2 reasons:

1) Aside from two Avatar sequels there is no new movie yet – just a name (Myth) as well as reports that it will be big and costly

2) The link in these emails leads to malware scripts on compromised websites.

The destination sites contain the same malware used in the Pizza malware attack of last week. The same malware scripts were also used in an outbreak yesterday based on phony speeding fines. A similar speeding fine theme was used in large email malware outbreaks in October.

Email text

Have you seen how much money has Cameron spent on his new movie?

What a graphics, check out the trailer!

Traffic ticket text:

NYC — Department of Motor Vehicles

TRAFFIC TICKET

NYC POLICE DEPARTMENT

THE PERSON CHARGED AS FOLLOWS

Time: 9:11 AM

Date of Offense: 23/10/2011

SPEED OVER 90 ZONE

TO PLEAD, PRINT CLICK HERE AND FILL OUT THE FORM

Thanks to Eyal from our labs who found and analyzed all of these.

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