Spyware, Bots, Rootkits Flooding Through Unpatched IE Hole


The newest zero day flaw in the Microsoft Windows implementation of the Vector Markup Language is being used to flood infected machines with a massive collection of bots, Trojan downloaders, spyware and rootkits.

Less than 24 hours after researchers at Sunbelt Software discovered an active malware attack against fully patched versions of Windows, virus hunters say the Web-based exploits are serving up botnet-building Trojans and installations of ad-serving spyware. Spyware, Bots, Rootkits Flooding Through Unpatched IE Hole

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 19th September 2006 11:59PM