Interesting article from Sophos.com
Barack Obama exploited in malware spam attack
Many Americans will have woken up today with a headache - either from celebrating the victory of Barack Obama or drowning their sorrows at John McCain’s loss of the White House.
One thing is clear though - malware authors haven’t been slow reacting to the news, and President Elect Barrack Obama is already being used as a lure for infecting unsuspecting internet users.
Here is a typical piece of spam that is being seen in our spam traps around the world:
Were you to click on the link you would find yourself on a website pretending to be a news site offering information and a video of Barack Obama’s historic win. However, the site tries to fool you into installing what it claims is an update to Adobe Flash to view the video.