Even my sister has joined the bad guys.

not willingly i hope though.  Got this email from her a few moments ago.  It was from someone i knew so i didn’t hesitate to open and investigate further. 

Image of infected email

The email was also CC’d to other friends and family members i knew.  It had these three thumbnails with links.  I didn’t recognize the people in the images.  There were not actual embedded attachments (kind of odd) i checked the link to see if it would actually go to an image and found it wanted to take me to:

http://downx05.h12.ru/

Taking me to a Russian website.  At the time i attempted to investigate the site further it was being overwhelmed by request to try and access that site.  Those poor souls…

Common Sense People:  If your not expecting people to send you files, be weary.  If it looks suspicious.. it probably is.