‘Storm Worm’ Infecting Computers Around the World

Malicious computer virus writers used an unusual real-time assault in volume to attack computers, according to Finnish data security firm F-Secure .

The virus, which the company named “Storm Worm” is sent to hundreds of thousands of email addresses worldwide. The e-mail SUBJECT LINE says: “230 dead as storm batters Europe.” Other subject lines are also possible, including the following:

A killer at 11, he’s free at 21 and…

British Muslims Genocide

Naked teens attack home director.

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has kicked German Chancellor Angela Merkel

An attached file contains malware, mostly affecting private users, can infiltrate computer systems by creating a back door to the computer that can be exploited later to steal data or use the computer to post spam.

More info:
F-Secure’s info on this infection