Therefore, we are introducing malicious file spreading case to you and will let you know how to prevent from these malicious attachments.
2. Spreading path and symptoms of infection
In case of spreading with this kind of social engineering technique, creators are usually using by e-mail or SNS for its distribution.
Especially, injecting URL for download is the most common technique.
* Example: By e-mail
Injecting link for download malicious file or certain URL.
Disguising as a public institution or company.
* Example: By social network services
Using Facebook is also common technique for spreading. The range of spreading can be wider than using e-mail.
3. How to prevent
E-mail and SNS are common cases of social engineering technique.
To use PC safely from security threats of these malicious attachments, we recommend you download latest security updates and obey following "Security management tips" for general users.
INCA Internet (Security Response Center / Emergency Response Team) runs responding system against various security threats.