Complaint from Better Business Bureau really contains malware attack

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is well known in North America for championing consumer rights, so if you run a company in the United States or Canada and receive a complaint from the organisation chances are that you will want to take it seriously.

Which is precisely what the cybercriminals behind the latest malware attack being spammed around the world are banking on.

Email messages have been sent to addresses around the world, posing as a communication from the BBB.

Here’s a typical example…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.