By Zeus! Crazy email asks for help building a Trojan horse


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.

Zeus email request

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…)

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3 Responses

  1. Scott

    February 12, 2014 at 8:32 pm #

    First, obtain 40 chords of wood…

  2. Nick

    February 13, 2014 at 2:33 am #

    Hahahhaha! Some people are retarded beyond belief!

    1. Graham is a whitehat
    2. Why would Graham waste his time building malware for you?
    3. “Is there any possibility”… Not even 0.0000000000001% possibility
    4. “I am a young man”… Oh my god! Cool story bro, naw we always thought you were an 80 year old criminal!

    Some people are just such clueless amateurs. Most people starting out would never ask such stupid questions. Lol

  3. Spryte

    February 13, 2014 at 2:37 pm #

    And we are still more than six weeks away from April the One’th !!

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