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Sophos video ties malware to Google Earth, Britney Spears

Some security researchers at malware protection vendor Sophos have created a video that really gives people a visual of how complicated Web-based attacks can be. No, they’re not exploiting erotic pictures of the troubled pop star. It shows spam pushing pictures of Britney Spears to a tangled web of attacks spanning the globe. From a server in Hoboken, to a PC in Warsaw, malware is certainly spread far and wide. It’s these kinds of visuals that could help educate the public. All it takes is one click on a link in the Britney Spears spam email.

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