Malware writers behind the Waledac botnet have set preparations in motion for a spam campaign with an Independence Day theme, security vendor ESET warned Thursday in a blog post. At least 18 domain names, expected to be used in the attacks, have been registered. They relate to fireworks or Independence Day. The spam is expected to include links to supposed videos of Fourth of July fireworks shows. — AM
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