Coming to Your PCs Back Door: Trojans

It was a stealth cyberattack. Last Nov. 18, an e-mail with a nefarious purpose was dispatched from an Internet address in the Tianjin province of China. The targets: individual employees of the U.S. and European military and pharmaceutical, petrochemical, and legal companies, according to e-mail security firm MessageLabs.

Attached was an apparently innocuous Microsoft Word document with a news story from CNN. And it was designed to look like it came from a trustworthy source. Coming to Your PC's Back Door: Trojans

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 23rd January 2006 5:32AM