“Swine flu in Hollywood!”, “Salma Hayek caught swine flu!”,
“US swine flu statistics”, “First US swine flu victims!”, “Will swine flu
attack USA?”, “Madonna caught swine flu!”, “NY Victims of swine flu”, “Swine
flu worldwide” are just some examples of those titles that should arouse the
interest of the recipients, as you can see in the screenshots below.
Behind them, nothing else than a single line plain text
messages and a link directing to an alleged China registered Web page, which,
in fact, opens a .com Web site selling drugs, as you can see below.
“This is one of the all-time favorite spamming schemes – exploiting
breaking news or hot topics that fuel curiosity as a social engineering
technique. As the situation will probably escalate, we expect to see an
increase of the spam amount revolving around this subject in the weeks to
come”, said Vlad V