Conflicker.B Infection Alert Malware spam

TheĀ Conflicker.B Infection Alert is doing the rounds again. The virus warning email comes with the Subject line: Conflicker.B Infection Alert and the sender is cloaked to look as if it is coming from Microsoft Support, which ofcoures it isn’t; Microsoft Support don’t send out virus or infection warnings!

The email reads:

Dear Microsoft Customer,

Starting 12/11/2009 the ā€˜Conficker’ worm began infecting Microsoft customers unusually rapidly. Microsoft has been advised by your Internet provider that your network is infected.

To counteract further spread we advise removing the infection using an antispyware program. We are supplying all effected Windows Users with a free system scan in order to clean any files infected by the virus.

Please install attached file to start the scan. The process takes under a minute and will prevent your files from being compromised. We appreciate your prompt cooperation.

Microsoft Windows Agent #2 (Hollis)
Microsoft Windows Computer Safety Division

It has an attachment - a zip file which the email prompts you to open. The zip file in my Conflicker.B Infection Alert email was, although yours may be different.

Don’t open the zip file

If you receive a Conflicker.B Infection Alert malware spam email - don’t open the zip file. Don’t even click on it. Delete it from your computer straight away.

I hope the twats that send these malware emails out catch cancer and die!

If you receive a similar email, we’d love to hear from you.

3 Responses to “Conflicker.B Infection Alert Malware spam”

William Graves Says:

Just received 2 emails addressed to me with the same wording as your info above. The attachment is named and is 7 KB. The first came in at 12:02 AM and the 2nd at 5:03 AM.

Too Obvious!

Sherry Thomas Says:

Just received the email exactly as worded above with zip file. I did not open it and began to investigate it immediately.

J. Abbott Says:

Just received 3 emails addressed to me with the same wording as your info above. The attachment is named and is 6 KB. The first came in at 20100220, 0135hrs. and the 2nd at 1028hrs., 3rd. at 20100221, 1323hrs.
the sender was my same address…

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