2. Spam from Cocos (Carl Clifford)

Subject: 2. Spam from Cocos (Carl Clifford)
From: Belinda Cassidy <>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:55:08 +1000
Hi everyone,

This spam situation is making me very uncomfortable. Please don't click on
any of the links in the emails, as they may contain a virus called  `Rogue
Antivrus 2010' and a trojan called `Pum Bad Proxy'. In my case, they have
provided mechanisms for someone to hijack my PC and use it as a host for
someone's spamming activities, so they can remain anonymous . Also, anti
malware software seems incapable at this point of deleting it, as it
reinstalls when my computer reboots as a system service (though which one it
is exactly is unclear) Its awful, especially the way people who trust me are
clicking these links , thinking  I sent them something important. My Dad has
his computer hard drive corrupted anda virus installed,  and my own computer
is very messed up with one corrupted hard drive as well.

Anyway I'm really sorry and horribly embarrassed about it. I will have to
format my hard drive and reinstall windows to get rid of this.


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