Recently many members have been complaining of the Pbnation.com mailer sending e-mail with attachments containing a virus.
The body of the e-mail goes something like:
Hello user of Pbnation.com e-mail server,
We warn you about some attacks on your e-mail account. Your computer may
contain viruses, in order to keep your computer and e-mail account safe,
please, follow the instructions.
Please, read the attach for further details.
For security purposes the attached file is password protected. Password is "52568".
The Pbnation.com team http://www.pbnation.com
Also they might say something pertaining to your e-mail being discontinued.
Recent e-mail were cloaked to appear to be coming from email@example.com
. We urge you if you recieve any e-mail making a claim besides your regularly sent e-mail (thread subscriptions and private message notifications) that you delete it immediately.
Pbnation.com will never send you an e-mail containing attachments. Be suspicious if it makes claims and requires you to read an attachment for more information. If you are unsure please contact Abuse@Pbnation.com
The Pbnation.com e-mail server is not hacked. Whomever is sending them is cloaking their e-mails with our e-mail addresses. Be sure to read the full header to verify.
The recent addresses are:
The file name of the virus is:
pigbdpyaj.exe zipped into a file named TextFile.zip and it will be 12-13k in size.
Scan type: Realtime Protection Scan
Event: Virus Found!
Virus name: W32.Beagle.A@mm
File: C:\DOCUME~1\User\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for TextFile.zip\pigbdpyaj.exe
Action taken: Quarantine succeeded : Access denied
Date found: Thursday, March 04, 2004 12:37:48 AM
If you have any new information please e-mail it to Abuse@Pbnation.com