Maybe there are signs emerging that Lara Croft actress Angelina Jolie is no longer the sweetheart of malware authors.
Although recently we have seen a stream of Jolie-related malware campaigns (often spelling her forename Anjelina, and offering XXX-rated free naked videos of the mother of Brad Pitt’s children), a new attack is being seen right now exploiting the fine name of celebrity airhead and hotel empire heiress Paris Hilton.
The emails, which arrive with a subject line like “Paris Hilton Free Video”, have a message body including a clickable link entitled “Paris Hilton Scandal Home Video!”.
If the very thought of checking out Paris’s scandalous home videos gets your mouse finger all-a-twitching then you may find before you know it you are downloading a file called Paris-nude-video.avi.exe.
The good news is that Sophos is there to save you, detecting the malware proactively as…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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