Kama Sutra Virus Puts Unwitting Victims in Uncomfortable Positions

A new form of malware has been spreading across company servers with promises of sexual enlightenment in a PowerPoint. The file, “Real kamasutra.pps.exe,” has lured countless pleasure-seekers with an illustrated guide to some of the ancient text’s most popular positions.

Once downloaded, however, the PowerPoint’s viewer inadvertently invites a trojan horse (not a sexual position) virus which gives the hacker backdoor access to the infected computer. With this access the hackers can steal sensitive information and use it to their advantage.

This tactic of playing on an unwitting victim’s sexual curiosity is about as old as the Kama Sutra itself. So remember, if you receive an email promising any kind of erotic benefit, you’re most likely getting screwed.

(Via ABC News) / (Image by Nav Jagpal, licensed under Creative Commons)

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