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Windows 7: Symantec: Scammers Spreading Malware Via Spoofed Scanner Attachments


27 Sep 2011   #1
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Symantec: Scammers Spreading Malware Via Spoofed Scanner Attachments

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As antivirus programs and end users alike become more adept at identifying badware, malware authors are getting even sneakier in their quest to infect your computer. Social engineering is the name of the game now – just ask the NBC News exec who clicked on an infected Christmas tree attachment from an unknown sender. A new report says that scammers have begun using a novel trick to get users to open malicious files; they send emails that claim to be from the office’s printer/scanner, which is actually pretty friggin’ clever.
Read more at: Maximum PC | Symantec: Scammers Spreading Malware Via Spoofed Scanner Attachments

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27 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

I'v downloaded the September 2011 Intelligence Report (PDF)

And yes,is really pretty friggin’ clever!

Thanks Shawn.
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