Nude Celebrity Malware Emails
Friday, August 3, 2007
Malicious emails that promise the recipient nude pictures of famous female celebrities are currently hitting inboxes. The messages have text similar to the following:
Good day dear!
Shocking photos of nude Nicole Kidman. See it in your attachment
Other stars such as Angelina Jolie and Natalie Portman are also used in the emails.
Opening the zip file atached to the emails will initally install a rootkit and then attaempt to download and install other malware from the Internet. Users should be veru caution of opening unknown email attachments and ensure that anti-virus and computer security software are uptodate and correctly configured.
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posted by Brett Christensen @ 5:38 PM,