New Trojan Can Change IP Addresses


A new Trojan is on the loose that enables attackers to reroute users to phony Websites -- even when the user types the URL out manually.

The Trojan, dubbed DNSChanger.eg, corrupts the process of translating a domain name into an IP address, according to security researchers at security software vendor MicroWorld Technologies, which discovered the vulnerability. The exploit has "high risk potential," the researchers say. Dark Reading - Application and Perimeter Security - New Trojan Can Change IP Addresses - Security News Analysis

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