You Want Fries With That Trojan?

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Virgnarus

 

This is definitely a step up from the common malicious spam treating oneself to various items that they probably have no interest in or are easily discernable as spoofs. It provides a product that is commonly desirable, easily accessible, and at a discount that is very realistic and not overtly over-the-top. With spam like this, I can see many people would chomp down on the hook given that it seems like a reasonable advertisement provided by a reliable brand. An ad for a sexual enhancement offered by a no-named company provided by some awkward randomized email address I would immediately disregard. But a simple electronic coupon for some free food at any local McDonalds? Sounds perfectly good to me!

Of course, that all gives way when what you see is a poorly constructed babelfished mishmash of words and grammatical markings. Still, I can see this being problematic when people end up thinking this stuff is nothing more than an electronic cousin of the veritable coupon pages that land in their physical mailboxes every week.

 

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ShyLinuxGuy

Note to self: when craving fast food and not thinking straight, open free fast food offers emails in Ubuntu :P

Even if this was legit, there's no point in downloading a program to get coupons. Even noobs should know something's up.

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bikerbub

they said it was disguised with the icon being one that looked like a word document. 

GRANDMOTHERS EVERYWHERE ARE IN DANGER!

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someuid

Phew!  I'm safe.  I prefer Burger King.

Oh look an email from Burger King's manager for a free me........!$#%%^H^H^H^H^H^H>

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don2041

Every day I think people can,t possibly get any stupider. Every day I am proven horribly wrong.

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Kinetic

http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=1801#comic

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Holly Golightly

You have to be a Grade-A idiot to think Mc.Donalds would ever give you program to download. I think these hackers get dumber by the minute.

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Wingzero_x

Unfortunately there's no shortage of stupidity!

 

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Fecal Face

I'd say it's our most abundant resource here on earth

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Cleaver

Well I think the hackers are counting on there being millions of Grade-A Idiots out there. Sadly, there are no shortage of those. 

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