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Friday, June 10, 2005
Virus Writers Use Jackson Case to Spread Worm
Sure, they're jerks, but you kind of have to smile at the way some virus authors try to get unsuspecting email users to open up their infected attachments. The latest attempt seizes on the Michael Jackson case, telling the recipient that the embattled pop star has attempted suicide. E-Online has the goods. And FYI, the exploit takes advantage of an already patched flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer so keep your Windows system updated.