[LINK] Email account utilization warning
tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au
Thu Mar 4 16:13:50 EST 2004
Amongst the ~80 spam messages a day which get to link for me to
eliminate was the message below. Of course there was an attachment. I
got a similar message addressed to me supposedly from the managers of
It looks like somebody is targeting addresses on the basis of their
Australian second level domain. As I've got a mac (and I assume the
attachment was a windows executable) I couldn't do anything with the
Anybody seen these? Are they a scam or malicious?
Begin forwarded message:
> From: staff at edu.au
> Date: 3 March 2004 7:46:57 AM
> To: link at www.anu.edu.au
> Subject: Email account utilization warning.
> Dear user, the management of Edu.au mailing system wants to let
> you know that,
> Our antivirus software has detected a large ammount of viruses
> from your email account, you may use our free anti-virus tool to
> clean up
> your computer software.
> Advanced details can be found in attached file.
> Attached file protected with the password for security reasons.
> Password is 04521.
> Best wishes,
> The Edu.au team http://www.edu.au
phone : 02 6241 7659 | mailto:me at Tony-Barry.emu.id.au
mobile: 04 1242 0397 | http://tony-barry.emu.id.au
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