Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Bin Laden Pictures E-mail Messages on May 13, 2011

May 16, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to Portuguese-language spam e-mail messages that claim to contain pictures of Osama Bin Laden The text in the e-mail message instructs the recipient to open a .zip attachment to view the pictures. However, the .zip attachment contains a malicious .scr file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code. […]