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Phony Forums Deliver Trojans, Says Trend Micro

Cyber-criminals are creating fake forums to spread malicious codes across the Web, hoping they would attract Internet surfers into their traps.

Security firm Trend Micro says that the fake forums promote porn videos and when anyone follows the links provided on the forums, he is led to a malicious Web page with a video player.

But when the user tries to run the video player, a pop-up box appears on the screen showing a message that he must download a file otherwise the video would not play.

According to Loucif Kharouni, Threat Analyst at Trend Micro, when users double-click on the OK option to see the film, they succumb to a malicious drive-by download technique as the malicious software has already executed without their consent, as reported by Webuser on September 25...

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