Email from Ikea? Or a malware attack?

Filed Under: Malware, SophosLabs, Spam

And the spammers are working hard to help you with your furniture arrangements with this 3D Home Planner tool:

The attachment which came along with this spam message is detected by Sophos as Mal/CryptBox-A. This is not the first time we have seen IKEA themed spam campaign; we have an example of a similar campaign from way back in Feb 2007. Why people may actually get fooled by this spam message is because IKEA has a Home Planner software suite available from its website which people use everyday.

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