Photos of Dead Gaddafi Spreading Malware

Former Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi’s death has hit the headlines everywhere, as have a variety of graphic images and video of his capture and execution, making their way into our RSS reader feeds, social network timelines and email inboxes. With the end of a 42 year tyranny, many of course are elated, and are sharing the news as widely as they can.

According to computer and Internet software protection firm Sophos, the rapid spread of the news of Gaddafi’s summary execution has opened the door for hackers to blanket the Web with their own version of the event, along with a nasty, hidden surprise.

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