Would your heart race at the sight of a file called Real kamasutra.pps.exe?
Would you think, “Oooh.. s.exe!” or would it be a turn off?
One piece of malware we saw earlier this week certainly hopes that you would be interested in a PowerPoint presentation demonstrating different sexual positions, and would be tempted into clicking.
Well, be careful what you do with that mouse.
The slides, which would probably raise an eyebrow if viewed in your office (thank heavens my monitor faces the wall) shows thirteen different ways to make love – some with fanciful names such as “The Frog”, “Wheelbarrow” and “Lyons Stagecoach”. And there I was thinking there were a lot of malware variants..
The malware comes as a file called Real kamasutra.pps.exe (the old double-extension trick). In other words, you may think you are directly opening a PowerPoint slideshow, but in fact you’re running an executable program.
The PowerPoint slide deck (which…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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