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Symantec Valentine Spam Warming - Will you be my Spamentine?

Symantec has observed that the top 20 Valentine’s Day spam subject lines have gone a bit towards the ‘erotic’ this year, although this might always be complimented with a nice watch or shopping spree.
  • 09 February, 2009 11:12

<p>Good morning,</p>
<p>With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks away, spammers are already busy making sure they have the perfect gift for your loved ones this year.</p>
<p>Symantec has observed that the top 20 Valentine’s Day spam subject lines have gone a bit towards the ‘erotic’ this year, although this might always be complimented with a nice watch or shopping spree. Here are some of the headlines out there:</p>
<p>· Increase your length, the best valentine's gift</p>
<p>· Get it before Valentine's day and watch her smile</p>
<p>· Happy Early Valentine’s Day, You have been selected to go on a $1000 Shopping spree to [Removed]</p>
<p>· Your Valentine’s Day is about to get a lot better</p>
<p>· Enjoy your Valentine’s Day with a Grand Cash from us =)</p>
<p>· Great watches for your Valentine</p>
<p>· Make your Valentine happy with the perfect timepiece</p>
<p>There has also been an increase in subject lines in spam related to this special day that contain the following words: Feb 14, February 14 and Cupid.</p>
<p>Symantec warns all romantics out there, if they receive an email from an unknown person, from someone purporting to be from a particular company or if it contains a ‘loving’ subject line, just don’t open it.</p>
<p>So, if you haven’t thought of what to get your loved one yet, surely spammers can give you a few ideas.</p>
<p>If you would like more information or want to speak to Symantec please contact Matt on 02 9954 3492</p>
<p>Media Contact:</p>
<p>Matt Levett</p>
<p>Max Australia</p>
<p>Ph: 02 9954 3492</p>
<p>Matt.levett@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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