Bird Flu Trojan Poses Danger To Word Users


A new Trojan horse, dubbed "Navia.a" by Panda Software, uses avian flu-related subject heads to dupe recipients into opening an attached Microsoft Word document.Spammers and scammers have already used the public's fear and curiosity about the avian flu to spread their schemes, but now hackers have turned to the trick, a security company warned Thursday.

A new Trojan horse, dubbed "Navia.a" by Panda Software, uses subject heads of "Outbreak in North America" and "What is avian influenza (bird flu)?" to dupe recipients into opening an attached Microsoft Word document. - InformationWeek > Security > Bird Flu Trojan Poses Danger To Word Users > October 27, 2005

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 27th October 2005 9:23PM