Victoria's (malicious) Secret: an information stealing trojan
Security firm Sophos today warned about a spyware trojan that uses a picture slideshow of a Russian beauty as a front while it steals personal information from an unsuspecting user.
The Troj/KeylogHD trojan displays a three photograph slideshow of a woman named "Victoria Stasova," according to a Sophos report. But the malware also steals keystrokes and confidential information from the infected PC.
"The danger is that people might think they are just looking at pictures of a Russian beauty who is on the lookout for love," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant for Sophos. "But behind the scenes, information and key presses – including usernames and passwords – are being secretly stolen from the PCs by hackers." News - IT Security News - SC Magazine UK
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