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World War Iii Malware Spam Installs Infostealer

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#1 quietman7


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Posted 30 September 2008 - 12:35 PM

After fake sites, fake Antivirus, fake blogs, and fake forums, spammers plough on with fake news.

Threat analyst Juan Pablo Castro reports of spam announcing the declaration of World War III...The link provided points to a legitimate-looking CNN page with a video...users wishing to view this video are prompted to install an ActiveX Object...The supposed ActiveX Object is actually malware, which Trend Micro detects as TSPY_BANCOS.JN. TSPY_BANCOS.JN, like all BANCOS variant...

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