Royal Mail malware attack distributed via email

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

It’s wise to be wary when it comes to unsolicited email, even when the email appears to come from a legitimate organisation.

Today we’re warning internet users to be careful not to be tricked into open attachments that have been spammed out, posing as communication from the British Royal Mail.

A typical email reads…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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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, or drop him an email.

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