people ... please be careful this time of year.
Here is an email i received:


Email-borne threats continue to evolve and are combining in new and
dangerous ways. Traditional distinctions are becoming increasingly
blurred between different kinds of malicious code or 'malware' (viruses,
worms, spam, trojans, adware and spyware). Recent developments challenge
antivirus companies both to counter new technical obstacles and to navigate
potential legal minefields.
Malware writers are employing a new 'social engineering'
trick of choice - the Electronic Greetings Card - to entice the
unwary user into assisting the spread of their nefarious wares.

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