Fake Email regarding NETDOORRecently NETDOOR customers received notifications of pending maintenance that requested your account information. The type of message you received is called "phishing." It is a ploy to get personal information from you if you were to respond to the message . They send to random addresses at any domain such as @netdoor.com and hope for the best. These type of messages propagate the Internet all the time and take on many different forms. As in any Internet scam as long as you do not reply to it your information is not in jeop ardy.
Recent Scam Emails
Phishing - Phishing Scheme to obtain your personal account information
W32.Sober.G@mm - Mass emailing virus
Sasser worm Computer keeps shutting down
W32.Beagle - Mass emailing virus
Phishing Scheme/ScamThe subject of these emails were:
Subject: Maintenance schedule. Final notice.&
Subject:Third and final notice from NETDOOR.Here is an example of the emails being sent as coming from NETDOOR:
Dear Subscriber, This is to inform all NETDOOR account holders once again that upgrading/
W32.Sober.G@mmW32.Sober.G@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to spread itself. The subject of the email varies, and it will be in either English or German. The email sender address is spoofed.
The name of the email attachment varies, and it will have a .bat, .com, .pif, .scr, or .zip file extension. It may also have a double extension.
If you have opened the attachment, or think you might be infected, go to the W32.Sober.G@mm virus site and follow the instructions to remove it from there.
The virus affects the following systems:
Here are two examples of the emails being sent from W32.Sober.G@mm:
hey dude!# ive found a s***y virus on my pc. yo must check your pc! follow the steps in this article. bye +-+-+ Mail-Attachment: No Virus found +-+-+ NETDOOR- AntiVirus Service +-+-+ http://www.netdoor.com
hey man! you'll not belive me what i've found on your computer!^^ ... thats funny dude! well cya soon +-+-+ Mail-Attachment: No Virus found +-+-+ NETDOOR- AntiVirus Service +-+-+ http://www.netdoor.com
Sasser WormIf you computer keeps shutting down, follow the instructions on this page to remove and prevent the worm.
This worm affects the following system:
W32.BeagleThis mass-mailing worm opens a backdoor on the infected computer, and begins emailing random messages and attachments to people found on users contact lists.
There are many variants of this virus. A full listing and how to remove them can be found here.
This worm typically affects the following systems: