Trojan Exploits Users Interest in the iPhone
Panda Security, a leading IT security solutions vendor, announced on September 24, 2008 that PandaLabs, a laboratory for spotting and assessing malware of Panda Security, has detected Banker.LKCTrojan, a Trojan that disguises as a video of the iPhone. This Trojan, according to PandaLabs, is currently the focus of a new series of pharming attacks launched to infect end-users with malware, as reported by MarketWatch on September 24, 2008.
Relatively more advanced form of phishing, 'pharming' targets iPhone fans directly and is involved in manipulating the DNS (Domain Name Server) through the TCP/IP protocol settings or the configuration of host file.
Normally, DNSs store the IP address or numeric address, for e.g. 72.1.6...
» SPAMfighter News - 04-10-2008