In the current economic climate many people may find themselves in the unfortunate position of having to look for a new job, and human resources departments around the world are probably becoming more used to finding ad-hoc applications arriving out of the blue in their email inboxes.
Well, if you receive an email claiming to be a resume (or CV as we usually call them here in the UK) you should exercise some caution, as there’s a malware attack currently being spammed out around the world – designed to infect your computer.
The emails, which are short and to the point, have the following characteristics:
Subject: New resume
Attached file: Resume_document_459.zip
Message body: Please review my CV, Thank you!
Hmm.. hardly the most convincing job application I’ve ever seen – they haven’t even given any clues as to which role they might be applying for. However, you or some of…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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