Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Trojan poses as Lycos Europe screensaver


  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 KoanYorel

KoanYorel

    Bleepin' Conundrum


  • Staff Emeritus
  • 19,461 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:65 miles due East of the "Logic Free Zone", in Md, USA
  • Local time:05:14 PM

Posted 08 December 2004 - 02:26 PM

An identity-stealing e-mail Trojan horse that disguises itself as the Lycos Europe antispam screensaver is being distributed around the Internet, an antivirus company has warned.Published: December 7, 2004, 11:04 AM PST By Dan Ilett, Special to CNET News.com F-Secure said Tuesday that the key-logging Trojan steals usernames, passwords, credit card details and e-mail addresses, and travels as an e-mail attachment. Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure's director of antivirus research, said the recent media attention given to the Lycos Europe "Make love not spam" campaign could be an incentive to open the file.
The only easy day was yesterday.

...some do, some don't; some will, some won't (WR)

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


m



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users