Warning! British Airways e-ticket receipt malware arriving in an inbox near you

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Criminals are spamming out a malware via email, posing as an e-ticket from British Airways.

If the email (shown below) looks like near-identical to a genuine email from the airline then that’s because it is. The malicious gang behind the attack appear to have taken a real email from British Airways and simply attached a ZIP file containing the supposed ticket (but really harbouring a Trojan horse).

Click on the image below for a larger screenshot of the emails, that are being sent to internet users across the planet…

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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