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Maximus Root Kit Downloads Via Myspace Social Engineering Trick


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 23 April 2008 - 12:09 PM

A reader...provided a link to a myspace page with a specific friendid that has java script that popsup a transparent background gif on top of the normal user page. The transparent background gif appears to be a Automatic Update of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool. This is likely to fool a fair amount of people...appears to be a new version of Maximus

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Posted 23 April 2008 - 11:09 PM

Yes I nearly got fooled into that :thumbsup: Someone I didn't knwo added me and I went onto their profile to see who it was and then the Automatic Updates box appeared. If it wasn't for the low quality graphics of the box, I probably would not have noticed :flowers:




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