Are you getting H1N1 (Swine Flu) alerts in your e-mail?

If you are, be wary: unscrupulous hackers are playing on your fears. They hope you will open the e-mail and click on the link that will take you to a (fake) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Once on the website, you'll be asked to take part in a State Wide H1N1 Vaccination Program. You'll be required to create a profile before continuing.

That's where things get ugly.

Instead of creating a profile, you'll be downloading a trojan that will severely compromise your computer. In fact, a hacker could take complete control of your pc remotely.

The ZDNet blog says this about the latest scam: 

The latest malware campaign begins with e-mail messages offering information regarding the H1N1 vaccination. The e-mail messages contain a link to a bogus Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site with prompts to create a user profile.  During this process, a malware file gets planted on the user’s machine.

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