Warning! Hackers are exploiting Waco explosion news to spread malware

An posting on Naked Security about Hackers are exploiting Waco explosion news to spread malware :  Once again, cybercriminals are leaping at the opportunity to take advantage of breaking news stories to spread malware.

The latest example, coming just days after malware authors exploited interest in the Boston Marathon bombings, concerns the fatal explosion in Waco, Texas, of a fertiliser plant.

Here’s an example of one of the malicious emails intercepted by SophosLabs, with the subject line “CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Fertilizer Plant Explosion Near Waco, Texas”.

 

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