Sudoku Game Installs Spyware on Computers


Several web pages, mainly with pornographic or illegal content, are downloading spyware programs onto computers without the consent of the sites' visitors. These web pages are designed to exploit different software vulnerabilities to automatically install malware on systems.

One of these programs is particularly dangerous due to its enticing bait: a sudoku puzzle. The application operates perfectly, allowing users to play the game. However, without the users knowledge, it downloads a spyware, YazzleSudoku, every time the user opens the application. Panda Software Warns: Sudoku Game Installs Spyware on Computers: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 5th April 2006 3:36AM