Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: How a free breakfast day at McDonalds can lead to malware danger


22 Jun 2011   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
How a free breakfast day at McDonalds can lead to malware danger

Quote:
I don't know if you're the sort of person who wakes up in the morning, and the first thing you long for is a McDonalds' breakfast - but if you are, you might just be exactly what malware authors are looking for.

Researchers at SophosLabs have seen a malicious email that has been spammed out across the world in the last couple of days pretending to come from McDonalds.

The email claims that the fast-food giant is offering free breakfasts in each and every of their many thousands of restaurants around the globe. Chances are that there are many people who would love the prospect of munching on a McDonalds first thing in the morning........

But beware! There is no such thing as a free lunch.. breakfast......
Read more at: How a free breakfast day at McDonalds can lead to malware danger | Naked Security


My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jun 2011   #2
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

One thing about the invitation jumped out at me - It states "Cafe" rather than "restaurant" which is McDonalds name for i's outlets in the UK, not sure of other markets
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jun 2011   #3
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Dwarf said to meet him there tomorrow, and he would buy me breakfast. But he said to bring my new laptop, cause there were some really good win8 add-ons to download.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 How a free breakfast day at McDonalds can lead to malware danger




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:00 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App