Today’s Cyberthreats: Radioactive Emails, Liz Taylor Scams
Each weekday, TechNewsDaily’s colleagues at SecurityNewsDaily give us a roundup on what’s worrying the guardians of cyberspace. Here’s what’s happening:
RADIOACTIVE EMAILS: Spam emails claim to have information about radiation leakage from Japanese nuclear plants that might affect Americans – but in fact they contain corrupted Excel attachments.
LIZ TAYLOR SCAMS: Spam emails are starting to spread in the wake of screen goddess Elizabeth Taylor’s death Wednesday (March 23). The fraudulent emails, promising links to download Taylor’s movies, have lured in victims in 48 countries.
FACEBOOK SECOND SEARCH: An image of a Facebook page with two, not one, search boxes has been making the rounds, but Facebook says the company has nothing to do with the second search box and that it may in fact be the result of a malware attack.