Hydra-headed 'Storm' attack starts

Friday, 29 June 2007, 4:30 AM EST

A new round of greeting card spam that draws users to attack sites relies on a sophisticated multi-pronged, multi-exploit strike force to infect machines, security professionals said late today.

Captured samples of the spam have all borne the same subject line - "You've received a postcard from a family member!" - and contain links to a malicious Web site, where JavaScript determines whether the victim's browser has scripting enabled or turned off.

At Computerworld.

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