The emails, which have been spammed out so far in limited numbers, all have a subject line designed to entice sports fans into opening the messages:
Huge scandal with the USA Women's Gymnastics Team on the 2012 London Olympics
Part of the email reads:
Recent Olympic gold medal winner, USA Women's Gymnastics winner Gabrielle Douglas, faces a lifetime ban after reportedly testing positive to banned diuretic furosemide. With details of the case still emerging, British Olympics Committee has ordered a suspension of the athlete until final results arrive.
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Sophos products have detected the malware as Troj/Agent-XIK and Troj/JSRedir-IA.