Warning: Fake Apple iTunes certificate

Online security experts Sophos has identified a fake Apple $50 iTunes certificate that spreads malware currently doing the email rounds. Sophos’s Graham Cluley, writing on his blog, warns the malware email attachment can infect Windows computers.

“Clearly the hackers are hoping that in your excitement about receiving a $50 iTunes gift certificate that you will throw caution to the wind and open the attachment,” Cluley notes. Sophos detects the malware, contained inside a ZIP file as Troj/BredoZp-AM and Mal/FakeAV-BW.

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