A new scam email is enticing users to click on a malicious executable file disguised as a bogus image link to download Internet Explorer 7 beta 2.
"With this authentic looking image, it might be difficult to see offhand that this is malicious," according to researchers at F-Secure. "Remember to always get your updates from the original developer’s site."
"Worms like this are only succeeding in spreading because so many people have still not learned to be suspicious of unsolicited emails, even if they claim to come from well-known companies like Microsoft," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos.
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