WMF Exploit Sold Underground for $4,000

Virus hunters combing through the wreckage of the zero-day WMF (Windows Metafile) attacks have found evidence that exploit code was being peddled by Russian hacker groups for $4,000 a pop.

The first sign of an exploit was traced back to the middle of December 2005, a full two weeks before anti-virus vendors started noticing mysterious WMF files rigged with malicious executable code, says Alexander Gostev, a senior virus analyst at Kaspersky Lab. Researcher: WMF Exploit Sold Underground for $4,000

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 3rd February 2006 1:59AM