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Mayan PowerPoint Laced With Malware

Mayan End of the WorldIf you get an email with a PowerPoint about the Mayan “End Of The World”, simply delete it.  Do not open it. According to security experts, Sophos, this PowerPoint presentation about the Mayan calendar ending is full of bad malware ready to infect your computer system.

Earlier this week, two security experts, Peter Szabo and Richard Wang discovered malware hidden in an Excel spreadsheet that creates Sudoku puzzles.

SophosLabs researcher, Scott Sitar, also found the same malware in a booby-trapped PowerPoint presentation titled “Will the world end in 2012?”

If you would like to read more about this malware and how it could infect your system if opened, clicked here.

Like all virus and spam messages.  The simple thing to do is NOT open them and never open their attachments.  Simple delete the message and let us know.

We provide complete email security solutions for business and our solutions when deployed in small to midsize businesses, successfully blocked and limit your exposure to their email malware threats.  Call us today to learn more about our email security solutions.

 

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