It is rapidly spreading among several countries in the world malware which aims to attract the attention of the victims on itself by using the name of the sixteen year old activist Greta Thunberg: a definitely Christmas present from avoid at all costs!

The malware in question is currently manifesting itself in email boxes of Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Arab and Australian users. Bearing as object "Support Greta Thunberg - Person of the Year 2019",lazy e-mail that contains it presents, in addition to numerous grammatical errors, the invitation to download at least suspected .doc file which, of course, it absolutely must not be opened or at least unloaded.

Greta Thunberg Malware
A screenshot of the malware in question: to be eliminated on sight!

The creators of this computer virus they even bothered to organize one false protest complete with date and place of the meeting. It seems that it is currently favoring student e-mails from the .edu domain, but unfortunately it is also being shared by people unsuspecting of its potential destructive.

Greta Thunberg Malware

Based on the lowest trojan Emotet, this malware is capable, should it succeed in to take control of your PC, to automatically install programs ransomware (which block certain parts of the operating system unless some sort of monetary "ransom" is paid for them), or simply provide access to who knows how many other destructive software.

So keep an eye on your inbox, promptly eliminating any e-mail resembles the one just illustrated. Because there are a thousand ways to support the ideologies of Greta Thunberg, but this is not one of them.

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