Slobodan Trojan poses as murder pics


Emails purporting to prove that the recently deceased former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic was killed contain a malicious Trojan, called Dropper-FB. Milosevic, whose trial on charges of genocide was nearing its conclusion, was found dead in his cell in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Prospective marks are invited to open emails with subject line "Slobodan Milosevic was killed" and open a file which claims to offer an "image" purporting to prove the war crimes suspect was done in. If this attached file (actually a UPX packed executable of 16.5KB) is opened, a Trojan is downloaded onto Windows PCs. Online security firm BlackSpider estimates that more than 800,000 emails containing the new Trojan-downloader were sent to UK businesses before the first anti-virus software firm updated their software early this morning. Slobodan Trojan poses as murder pics | The Register

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 15th March 2006 9:58PM