Boy oh boy, I receive some weird emails from time to time.
Here’s the latest. It comes from “Emmanuel Church”, who has a religious-themed Yahoo email address. (No jokes please about having to have faith to cling onto a Yahoo Mail account).
Just going by the email address, I expected it to be a bog-standard 419 scam. But it was something rather different.
Greetings from afar,
I am sorry to bother you, but I was wondering if therre is any possibility for you to get or build the zeus trojan for me. I am open to your terms and negotoations if that will be alright by you. I am a young man and interested in learning how to use the zeus trojan.
Thanks in anticipationof your favorable response. Nevertheless, always stay cool and calm.
Attached to the email is a password-protected .RAR archive file. Of course, I don’t know the password - so I have no idea what may be inside it.
How on earth am I supposed to respond to that?
Is this a practical joke, or is someone seriously asking for help building Zeus - one of the world’s most notorious Trojan horses?
I suspect this is the work of a crazy person. A nutter.
Which leads me to one obvious question: Is there a doctor in the horse? (groan…)