Hackers Use BBC News as IE Attack Lure


The ongoing zero day attacks against users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser have taken an ominous, social engineering twist.

According to an alert issued by Websense Security Labs, in San Diego, excerpts from actual BBC News stories are being used to lure IE users to Web sites that launch drive by downloads of bots, spyware, back doors and other Trojan downloaders. Hackers Use BBC News as IE Attack Lure

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 31st March 2006 12:34AM