A widespread malware attack has been spammed out, posing as incriminating photos of the recipient which could get them in trouble with their partner.
The emails, which have the subject line “You pig!”, are designed to infect Windows users and carry a malware attachment posing as a digital photograph.
Subject: You pig!
You should be stoping ignoring me or i will send this photos to your spouse!!!
Attached file: DCIM.zip
The emails can claim to come from a variety of different places, including LinkedIn, UPS and Hotmail.
Although the malware-laden emails are poorly spelt, it wouldn’t be a surprise at all to hear that many people would be tricked by the aggressive tone to open the attachment. Unfortunately, the contents of the ZIP file are designed to infect Windows computers with a Trojan horse.
The subject line “You pig!” is certainly enough to make many people…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.