Trojan downloader uses Zidane lure

Nefarious virus writers are using continued interest in Zinedine Zidane's infamous headbut in the World Cup final in order to distribute malware via a malicious website that poses as an official FIFA World Cup 2006 website.

Surfers straying on the site are exposed to a Trojan horse downloader, which uses Windows exploits in a bid to install malware on vulnerable PCs. If successful, additional malware payloads are downloaded on to victimised machines. Trojan downloader uses Zidane lure | Channel Register

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 18th July 2006 2:28AM