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Celebrity Malware

Identity thieves are quite current in pop culture and are always ready to take advantage of the public’s curiosity to lure us into downloading mal-ware such as keystroke-logging malware onto our computers. Celebrity deaths, in particular, have provided a rich vein of identity thefts when people receive e-mails or postings on their Facebook accounts purporting to provide new and sometimes salacious details regarding the deaths of celebrities, such as Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Steve Jobs, and Whitney Houston.

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