Now we have encountered a mass-mailing worm that spams out messages with the following characteristics:
Subject: Remembering Michael Jackson
Attached file: Michael songs and pictures.zip
The email, which claims to come from firstname.lastname@example.org, says that the attached ZIP file contains secret songs and photos of Michael Jackson.
However, the reality is that opening the attachment exposes you to infection – and if your computer is hit you will be spreading the worm onto other internet users. Besides spreading via email, the malware is also capable of spreading as an Autorun component on USB memory sticks (an increasingly common trend…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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