Naked pictures from Emily carry fake anti-virus surprise

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Computer technology is becoming more sophisticated all the time, but it seems that their users are still neanderthals when it comes to being duped by simple social engineering tricks like the promise of naked pictures.

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It's a trick as old as time, of course. Unsolicited emails, arriving out of the blue, offering you pictures of the sender's naked wife, a nude picture of Jennifer Lopez or a school sweetheart with pigtails, but really delivering a sting in the tail.
In this case the attachment carries a Trojan horse - Troj/FakeAV-IU - which attempts to scare you into buying a fake anti-virus product.

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