Bogus Apple iPod spam hides Trojan

Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 2:40 PM EST

A Trojan horse has been detected in spam emails notifying recipients that they have been charged almost $500 to pay for a non-existent Apple iPod.

The Dowdec-A Trojan arrives in the messages claiming to be related to the purchase of an iPod. The emails claim that the music player is being shipped via FedEx and that a payment of $479.95 has been received from the recipient's e-gold account.

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