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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Chandra Devi
AS far as hackers are concerned, this is the season to infect as many computers and networks as possible. With the Valentine and Lunar New Year celebrations in the air, cyber criminals are having a jolly good time spreading their "love", "hugs" and "auspicious" wishes.
With wishes and love messages making their rounds, hackers are finding it rather easy to masquerade as this sort of mail to spread nasty worms and viruses. Unsuspecting users, caught in the mood of celebration, are easy targets.
E-mail with attachment files called flash postcard.exe or greetingcard.exe, which contain a …