Bogus “Delivery Status Notification”

By | July 6, 2010

There is a trojan making the rounds that masquerades as a Delivery Status Notification. It contains the line:

Note: Forwarded message is attached.

The attachment is an html attachment which carries various javascript browser exploits/trojans.

Postini is aware of the situation, and Postini Spam Engineering continues to monitor for new variants and will release additional filters as necessary.

If you get one of these messages, do not click on this attachment, or it will infect your computer.

If you did click on one of those, do:

  • update your virus definitions
  • run a complete computer scan, make sure all trojans that may have been downloaded are removed or quarantined.
  • change your password(s), use strong and secure ones. Email us at if you need a password reset.