Whether it’s in English or Spanish, it’s still malware: Sophos’ Naked Security blog reported that Sophos intercepted a malware attack that uses a thumbnail of a semi-naked young women, an alleged Facebook notification, and some text in Spanish to try to bait Facebook users to click on a link.
According to Naked Security, the text (unedited) reads:
Miiiii lindoooo!!! ahahahaha este videoo no se lo muestrezzz a nadiesss =$$$$ ziii ?? es solo para tiii!! porque ? yoooo te amoooo muxiiiisisisisizimoooo!!! me gusto muxo tu videooo te requiero montonezzzz!!!! porfiz cuando estez en..
Cutey! Ha ha ha.. don’t show this video to anyone. It’s only for you! Why? Because I love you! I liked your video a lot..
Users who click on the link are taken to a website that attempts to get them to download a file called Video_Multimedia.exe, which, according to Sophos, is actually Troj/Agent-YGD malware.
Naked Security added that while the emails are formatted to resemble communications from Facebook, with the social network’s logo and style, they are not being sent via the social network.
Readers: Have you seen any similar emails?
Screen grab courtesy of Naked Security.