Sexy photos from a sweet girl? Too risky!

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

If a sexy girl mistakenly sends you photos, you’d be a fool not to take a peek, right?

Wrong.

Here are the details of the email that we are catching in our spamtraps today:

Subject line: how are you? or hi
Message body:

Hi,
I will like to know you more better but I am not always on dating website if you trully want to get to know me more better like i do then get back to me through my email adress and tell me more about yourself there and also send me some more pics of you and i will do the same i hope to read from you soon so we can exchange more email and sexy photos. Take good care of yourself… and send me an email to my email adress I’ll talk to you later.
Your sweet girl :)

ps: I send my sexy photo for you :*

Attached to the email is a file called photo.zip which, surprise surprise, contains a Trojan horse. In this case it’s…

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.