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Security Vendor Warns of Google-Spoofing Worm

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Posted 21 September 2005 - 07:26 PM

Masquerades as a free version of a Lucasfilm game. Downloaders looking for a free Star Wars game may instead find themselves installing a new worm that gives them dodgy Google search results. Robert McMillan, IDG News Service Friday, September 16, 2005 The worm, called P2Load.A, is being spread on P-to-P (peer-to-peer) programs like Shareaza and Imesh, masquerading as a free version of the Lucasfilm game Knights of the Old Republic II, says Forrest Clark, senior manager of consumer product marketing with antivirus vendor Panda Software.
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