Email from an airline with information about an e-ticket-Virus!

Email Offering Information From an Airline about an “e-ticket”-Virus!

Summary of eRumor:

You receive an email with a subject line an an attachment that says something about an e-ticket.  The email appears to be from an airline.

The Truth:

According to US-Cert (The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team), this email may include a virus.

The email started appearing in inboxes at the end of July, 2008.

US-Cert said that the email appears to be from legitimate airlines and appears to include information about an e-ticket.

The subject line may be “E-Ticket#XXXXXXXX” (with the X’s representing numbers).

It may include an attachment with a name like “”

Do not open the attachment or you may end up with a computer infected with a virus.

Updated 8/2/08