Sophos Warns of Traffic Ticket Malware
Spam e-mails disguised as New York City traffic tickets include malware-laden attachments.
Sophos researchers are warning of a new malware attack disguised as a New York City traffic ticket.
"The email, which claims to come from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, poses as a 'Uniform Traffic Ticket' and says that you are charged with speeding at 7:25 AM on the 5th July 2011," writes Sophos' Graham Cluley.
"[The] attached file (called Ticket-O64-211.zip) contains a malicious Trojan horse, designed to download further malicious code onto your computer and compromise your security," Cluley adds.
Go to "Uniform traffic ticket malware attack widely spammed out" to read the details.
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