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Webroot Detects Malware in Presidential Campaign Videos

According to the US-based IT security vendor, Webroot, it (Webroot) has detected the widespread installation of malware concealed within campaign videos for the US presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain.

The company says that the particular malware problem has emerged due to an extensive use of the Gnutella Peer-2-Peer networks for file sharing. These networks are accessed by customers of FrostWire and LimeWire to spread the campaign videos of the presidential candidates.

Moreover, according to Webroot, a quick search of the FrostWire network showed that out of the total 34 search results pertaining to "Obama Speech video", 14 had containe...

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