October 7th, 2008, 09:40 AM
O.J. Simpson guilty verdict could lead to malicious spam
Users should be on guard for spam touting the guilty verdict of former professional football star O.J. Simpson, a security company warned today.
"Anytime there's a big news story, spammers latch on to it to get people to click on a link and download their malware," said Sam Masiello, vice president of information security at MX Logic Inc.
Although MX Logic has not yet spotted any Simpson-related spam, Masiello said that company researchers have found evidence of an impending campaign. "We...