Would files with names like Love-Spots.bat, map-of-love.com, and Love-Map.com pique your interest? If so, your behaviour could be putting your computer’s security at risk.
Cybercriminals are spamming out a malicious Trojan horse in large numbers right now, using a variety of sleazy disguises to trick the unwary into opening the attachment.
Subject lines include “SUMMER-2011: SEXY CITIES IN THE WORLD”, “LOVE BABE CITIES 2011” and the err.. rather less sexy “USPS Delivery Confirmation”.
Opening the emails will see the seedy theme continue:
Here’s another example:
But don’t, whatever you do, opening the attached files. In reality it’s not a map of the world’s hottest women, or even a report of a failed parcel delivery. The attached file is a Trojan horse called Troj/Agent-RNY, designed to download further malicious code from the internet onto your Windows computer…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.