Be on your guard against emails that claim to be about a hotel booking that you never made – you could be putting your computer at risk of infection by malware.
Emails have been spammed out claiming to be a confirmation from the booking.com website about a hotel reservation.
Chances are that if you received an email like the following you would be at the very least curious, and might be tempted to click on the attached file.
A typical email reads:
Subject: [Fwd: Hotel booking confirmation 2930566265]
Attached file: Hotel_Reservation_Booking_Com_52524658ID.zip
Booking confirmation 8356693431
Date: Tuesday , 29 May ‘2012
We have received a reservation for your hotel.
Please refer to attached file now to acknowledge…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.