CNN.com Daily Top 10 email get_flash_update.exe email spam malware

If you receive an email entitled “CNN.com Daily Top 10” from Daily Top 10, Top 10 as shown below, then I just want to warn you that this message is a fraudulent email which contains links that will lead users to site hosting malware.

cnn.com daily top 10 email

I have received 4 email messages and it is good that that gmail automagically send the CNN.com Daily Top 10 to my spam folder.

Once the user click the Top 10 link, you will be directed to a web page will ask you to install or update flash player or download the correct video codec = get_flash_update.exe which actually the Trojan-Downloader.Agent.EL

get_flash_update.exe cnn daily top 10

Outlook isn’t catching the CNN.COM DAILY TOP 10 phishing trap so please be careful. To get rid of this email with outlook, you can use the outlook rule as suggested here.

If you were already infected by the malware, watch out for my next post and I’m going to provide you ways how to get rid of this pesky malware of CNN.COM Daily Top 10 email..

Author: lestat | Files under virus

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6 responses. Wanna say something?

  1. Jehzeel Laurente
    Aug 6, 2008 at 18:43:10
    #1

    this is dangerous…. :)

  2. Stan Tingle
    Aug 7, 2008 at 00:38:11
    #2

    Found a guide here for the mess that gets installed by this spam. I was one of the unlucky, or more like idiotic ones, who didn’t think before he jumped.

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malware-removal/remove-cnn-daily-top-10

  3. Did You Know?
    Aug 9, 2008 at 02:38:14
    #3

    careful talaga tayo dapat sa mga ganyan

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