03 May '11, 3am

Computer experts warn of Osama malware scams

Computer experts warn of Osama malware scams

A man looks at a display of newspaper front pages at the Newseum in Washington. Computer security experts have warned of online scammers already trying to exploit the death of Osama bin Laden to spread malware. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON - COMPUTER security experts warned on Monday that online scammers have already started to exploit the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to spread malware. 'Watch out for the links you're likely to come across in email or on social networking sites offering you additional coverage of this newsworthy event,' Mr Paul Ducklin of computer security firm Sophos said in a blog post. 'Many of the links you see will be perfectly legitimate links,' Mr Ducklin said. 'But at least some are almost certain to be dodgy links, deliberately distributed to trick you into hostile Internet territory.' By late Monday, researchers at US computer security fir...

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