Researchers Find New ‘Vundo’ Variant That Steals User Details

According to Secure Computing TrustedSource, an international organization for threat correlation, a new version of the "Vundo" Trojan dubbed a.k.a. "Virtumonde" that compromises desktops has been spotted.

According to Symantec, a security agency, the malware transmits sensitive information from an infected computer to a remote server controlled by the Trojan's writers in the Netherlands. Also, security analysts indicated that the recent Trojan variant belongs to an adware application displaying malicious pop-up advertisements. Furthermore, the malware is installed when a user visits a site by clicking on a link given in a spam e-mail.

Thus, a...

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