Beware of IE7 Beta2 Trojan Emails

  • Comments: 4
  • Written on: May 6th, 2007

Fake Internet Explorer 7 Beta2 Email Image

If you receive an email with the above images in it, do not click on the image!

There is no such thing as Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2, and clicking on the image will infect your computer. The image links to http://raturas.hk/update.exe.

If you receive any emails that look suspicious, forward them to me or post a comment here and I will look into them for you.

  1. Beth Anderson
    Beth Anderson said on May 7th, 2007 at 5:44 pm

    I recieved this email and ALMOST downloaded it!!

    Thank goodness I hesitated!

    You’re such a good educator!

  2. Garry Conn said on May 7th, 2007 at 6:06 pm

    Junk like this drives me nuts… I am also getting quite a few spam comments that make it past my filters that are posting on the site… I have notifications set and I am standing by to delete them as they come in… I have my filters tweaked pretty good now so I haven’t had one in awhile.

  3. Thor Schrock said on May 7th, 2007 at 9:45 pm

    The sad thing is that people fall for it. I have seen a HUGE increase in junk spam. It looks like the sender is spoofing the bounce back address to come to me. Loads of fun to get 500 bounce messages an hour!

  4. Matthew Jabs said on May 13th, 2007 at 9:44 pm

    Good information Thor…thanks.

    It’s a good thing I’m running PCLinuxOS, so I don’t have to worry about this stuff anymore!

    🙂

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