Worm poses as Gmail update, steals email account details


The W32/Gfail A worm has been designed to spread via email, but appears to have been intentionally crippled by its author. The worm uses social engineering to entice recipients into clicking on a malicious attachment purporting to be a security update for Gmail's notifier, but actually attempts to steal usernames and passwords from users of the email service. Worm poses as Google Gmail update, steals email account details

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 3rd November 2006 7:10AM