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- IT security and data Protection Company Sophos is warning of a malicious email attack, one of the first to capitalise on the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.The scam poses as pictures of Gaddafi’s body, tricking users into believing the email comes from the AFP news agency and has been forwarded by a fellow internet user. In reality, opening the attached file on a Windows computer puts PCs at risk of malware infection, Sophos Senior Technology Consultant warns.