NEWS - March 07, 2013
by Carol~ - 3/7/13 9:12 AM
Malware attack poses as security warning from Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit
Windows users - do you take your computer's security seriously?
If so, you might decide to take prompt action when you receive an email seemingly from the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit.
But that would actually be a big mistake.
You may remember that the Digital Crimes Unit at Microsoft are the folks who have worked hard to bring down botnet servers, including those associated with Zeus, and investigated suspected malware authors.
Here's what today's spammed-out email, which uses the subject line "Security", looks like: [Screenshot]
Attached to the email is a file called Microsoft_STF_install.zip. And, according to the above email, "all users of the internet" should run the program to validate "there" (sic) email account.
Sounds serious, right?
Continued : http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/03/07/malware-attack-microsoft-digital-crimes/