As expected, the email claims that the news failed to hit mainstream media because the government is trying to cover up the incident. However, the nice Mr. Spammer managed to get some photos of the entire incident, escaped death by radiation and is willing to share this information with you.

All you have to do is to click on the attachment, dubbed

If one is gullible enough to open the attachment, one will see the machine get infected with a Trojan horse detected by Sophos at Troj/Agent-HQE. Later on, hacker can use this Trojan to steal sensitive information from the victom’s computer.

Sophos’ Graham Cluley writes:

“All computer users need to show some common sense and delete these messages. It would be some media conspiracy to cover up such a large explosion for two days! Alarm bells should be sounding, but until everyone wakes up to these social engineering tactics, the cybercriminals will continue to use them.”