Coca Cola “is proud to announce a new Christmas promotion”-Virus!
Summary of eRumor:
A forwarded email announcing “a new Christmas Promotion” for 2008 from Coca Cola. You could win a trip to the Bahamas and a life time supply of Coca Cola by playing an online game.
According to McAfee Inc, this email is infected with the W32/Xirtem@MM worm virus. This is assessed as a low risk virus and up to date virus protection software should intercept and neutralize it.
The W32/Xirtem@MM, according to McAfee, “is a mass mailing worm that also spreads through removable media using autorun.inf, and also by copying itself to Shared folders of Peer-2-Peer applications.”
Other versions of this infected email may mention McDonalds and a card from Hallmark.
Click here for the McAfee information page