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Trojan ZBot-D Unleashed to Steal Users’ Data

Researchers at MicroWorld, security service vendor, have reported a growing number of attacks on the Web on account of the ZBot-D Trojan also called ZBot that first appeared in February 2008 and mainly spreads through e-mails.

The security researchers disclosed that the malevolent Trojan ZBot could effortlessly deactivate the firewall, allow a remote hacker to access the infected computer and steal financial information from the end-user. The Trojan is designed to perform multiple malicious tasks at any time.

When the ZBot Trojan was first detected in February 2008, several Finnish-language spam mails were unleashed that directed recipients to different Websites. These Websites seemingly contained an image that depends on an iPIX plug-in. However, the link to download the '...

» SPAMfighter News - 8/21/2008

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