Bogus MP3 Files to Install Trojan via File-Sharing Networks
Security company, McAfee, is warning about a massive malware outbreak for the first time in the last three years in which consumers would find an advertisement in place of video or music files on many file-sharing Websites, as reported by NEWS on May 6, 2008.
Users, who attempt to download a MPG/MP3 file in the hope of getting a video/music item, would get directions asking them to download an executable file named PLAY_MP3.exe. In fact, the file is completely false that doesn't play any media clip at all.
According to McAfee, this is yet another new enticing technique of hackers seeking to install Trojan programs on consumers' computers. In addition, a number of pirated files, relating to media, are downloaded majorit...
» SPAMfighter News - 12-05-2008
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