dangerous spam

cbbrowne-HInyCGIudOg at public.gmane.org cbbrowne-HInyCGIudOg at public.gmane.org
Fri Dec 5 21:22:12 UTC 2003


> >
> > I just got spam saying I should update my paypal account with the
> > supplied 'secure' application, and attached a file named
> > www.paypal.com.scr.
> > Wonderful social engineering (the src suggests secure ?!)
> 
> .scr is an executable extension for a screensaver, most likely a virus or
> trojan for windoh$.

I always thought ".scr" stood for "script."

<http://www.palmtoppaper.com/ptphtml/25/pt250059.htm>

Was I wrong?
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