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iPhone 3G Email Lures for Latin America


Threat Type: Malicious Web Site / Malicious Code

Websense® Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker Network has detected a malicious email spam campaign that is targeting Latin America. The spam uses a social-engineering tactic that focuses on the hype around the upcoming Apple iPhone 3G launch, due for release in July.

Clicking on the email's links for a "presentation" or for "more information" trigger the download of a Trojan, innocently named "".

Email screen shot:

Websense Hosted Email Security and Websense Email Security have detected these malicious emails spreading rapidly.

Websense Messaging and Websense Web Security customers are protected against this attack.