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Just like the Boston explosion spam…

April 18th 2013 in Uncategorized

Now the lowlifes are focusing on the Texas explosion.



First, the email


Yes there is a video, but there is also something else… – an iframe that loads content from another site…


They try to be tricky, displaying a message on the web page “Unexpected error. Please, try again later”.



But as you can see, there was no error, Status code 200 is a “success” code.

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Cite: http://blog.malwarebytes.org/news/2013/04/yesterdays-database-update-issue/ Fix advice: http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showtopic=125138   If I’m reading the advice properly, the “fix” is basically to transfer all files in the Malwarebytes “Quarantine” folder to their original locations. Doesn’t this mean that *real* bad files already in the Quarantine folder could potentially also be restored?

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