No, the BBC isn’t telling you about a gay video of the Georgian President

Graham Cluley

I would have written about this at the end of last week, but I was fortunate enough to take a long weekend holiday in Italy watching the craziness of the Palio in Siena. Anyway, as we’ve been covering other aspects of the Georgia-Russia cyberspace conflict (such as denial-of-service attacks, website defacements, and malicious spam posing as news reports) it seems worth documenting this one too.

Following earlier malware campaigns posing as breaking news reports from CNN and…

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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, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.