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Re: First WMF mass mailer ItW (phishing Trojan)
From: Vulnerability Management <Vulnerability () messagelabs com>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 15:03:56 +0000

Hi Gadi,

Gadi Evron wrote:
The first worm (mass mailer) to (ab)use the WMF 0day is now spreading in
Australia.

[...]

> The emails themselves do not contain the payload, but rather a URL to
> sites that will infect users.


How can this be called a worm? AFAIK, malware that needs human intervention to spread is a trojan, not a worm.


\a

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