If there is a reason for celebration, a time to get together, a holiday or major news story, expect the malware writers to take advantage of the technically disadvantaged by creating and distributing spam or malware with some reference or association to that event. Let’s take the recent report in Infosecurity of hackers spreading fake anti-virus software via messages about the last episode of the U.S. television show LOST. I think we have figured out the pattern.
I think we have figured out the pattern.
Here is a brief list of upcoming opportunities to exploit:
So malware writers and spammers …. we’ve figured you out.
Hey virus writers, I stubbed my big toe! Where’s the spam on that event?