New Web Attacker code at work
Websense Security Labs has received reports of a mass email that is circulating that attempts to lure users to visit a malicious website which has exploit code on it. The email claims to be a story about National Bank of Australia going bankrupt and lures users to visit a site to view the details. The site is using the latest version of the Web Attacker toolkit which uses one of four different exploits, based on the browser you are connecting with.
Upon visiting the site, unpatched Windows machine will have a Trojan Horse installed onto the machine which includes a backdoor and several other components. WebsenseŽ - Security Labs Alert: New Web Attacker code at work
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