Ashley Got Married and Spammed Me!

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Most spam/virus emails are easy to spot because they almost all use bad grammar or spelling. I think it’s because only low-lifes and illiterates think they can fool smart people into clicking harmful links or giving them their passwords. However, this one is the best I’ve seen so far.

Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii, it’s Ashley here, it was such a long time , how is it going with you there ? I heard that you got a new job, didn’t you? Is everything ok there ? Hey, can you believe it! I got married to Brian ! Yes I did. I tried to call but you did not answer. You have changed your number, haven’t you? Just give me your current telephone number if you read this mail. It’s really a pity that we did not see you in our wedding. I wanted to invite you so much. Well, here I’m sending you a few pics taken in our wedding :

http://www.example.com/photos/ashley/wedding.zip

Let’s keep in touch then.

Love,

Ashley & Brian

At first, I actually thought it might be legitimate, but then I realized I didn’t know any Ashley’s.  Further, I checked the email address it was sent to, and it was one of my special spam tracking accounts that nobody knows about.  So, it looks like this particular spam is a virus or worm because it links to a .zip file.

After some more digging, I found out it came from someone in Sweden (now I know this is spam).  There’s also a hidden link to a web page with the same message:

Please click the following link to see a web version of the newsletter:

http://www.anp.se/newsletter/934038/464A5B4B7241445B4672454A5043

Maybe this will be called the Ashley Got Married worm! :)

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5 Responses to “Ashley Got Married and Spammed Me!”

  1. lizzyhmdaoud

    virus on my email if anyone gets weird spam lol my bad

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    eres tan fea que cuando enviaste tu foto por email la detecto el anti virus JAJAJ

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    iyo ci :( ,,,keno virus,,,mn email aq valid plok

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    Accidentally opened the virus email…..

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  10. ariefmw

    aku ga bisa download PDFnya karena dideteksi sebagai virus. Btw sudah bisa download? Tolong dikirim via email dong mas :D


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