Computer users have been warned to be weary of multiple malware attacks that claim to offer photos or video footage of Bin Laden’s body and are spreading on the internet. While similar malware hoaxes are not uncommon particularly whenever there is a popular event, their presence on the Web has been reported to increase significantly since President Barack Obama announced Bin Laden’s death early this week.
Usually there are different versions of these kinds of malware hoax and already there are reports that they have also turned up in peoples email inboxes. Experts warn that users should be very careful so as avoid falling for these and other similar Web scams associated with the “pictures and videos of Bin Laden’s execution”. Furthermore, all suspicious emails and wall posts should be deleted immediately.
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