Breaking news: Fake report of Fidel Castro’s death leads to malware attack

Graham Cluley

An email is spammed out claiming to be breaking news about the death of Fidel Castro, the ailing former dictator of Cuba.

But clicking on the links to find out more will result in your computer becoming infected by malware.Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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