Computer users are being warned to be on their guard, after cybercriminals spammed out an attack posing as emails from Hewlett-Packard ScanJet printers.
If you work in a business environment, you might well be used to receiving dull-looking emails from printers and scanners in your workplace containing attachments of the scan that the device has just completed.
And that’s precisely the disguise that malicious hackers can use to infect your computer with a Trojan horse.
We’ve talked about these type of attacks several times before, but in the past the danger has typically arrived in the form of an email attachment posing as, say, a PDF of the scan…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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