FBI warns of virus in 'death' email

This photo shows a journalist in Washington, DC looks at the FBI website announcing the death of Osama Bin Laden. Bin Laden was killed in an overnight raid by US forces on a heavily fortified compound north of Islamabad

The FBI is warning computer users against unsolicited emails purporting to show photos or videos of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The bureau says they may contain a virus that can steal personal identification information or infect a computer. In a statement yesterday, the bureau cautioned that such malicious software can even be passed along unknowingly by a friend or family member.
The FBI urged the public to adjust privacy settings on social networking sites to make it more difficult for people to post material.
 
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