A few months ago, we warned you about fake Java updates and suggested that the best thing you could do to protect yourself was to keep all of your software updated.
The Microsoft Malware Protection Center recently posted a list of files names commonly used for malicious purposes. They also warn that file names change so often that you need to exercise caution with all email attachments, especially those you receive from unknown sources or those you receive unexpectedly from known sources. They also encourage you to use extreme caution when accepting file transfers from known or unknown sources.
Do not open files with the following file names:
- 5661f.pdf 7927
- 9fbe0.pdf 7065