Trojan broadcasts bogus spyware warning to networked users


Sophos have discovered a new twist in the tactics used by malware to promote controversial anti spyware products.

After infecting a computer, the Troj/PaymiteJ Trojan horse looks for other computers on the network and sends a fake warning message to them claiming that they are infected by spyware. The broadcast message tells recipients to visit a website immediately for a fix.Trojan broadcasts bogus spyware warning to networked users

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 1st June 2006 2:34AM