Bin Laden Death Related Malware

Published: 2011-05-02
Last Updated: 2011-05-02 04:18:52 UTC
by Johannes Ullrich (Version: 1)
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We don't have any examples yet. But with any large news event like this, we expect a flurry of e-mails, and likely black hat search engine operations trying to take advantage of the event to distribute malware. Please let us know if you see any examples.

There are some image searches that return a image claiming to be an image of dead Bin Laden, but right now, none of the servers hosting it respond. Some of the sites return SQL errors indicating that the sites are receiving too much traffic.

Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D.
SANS Technology Institute

Keywords: bin laden malware SEO
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