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Bogus Microsoft Message Includes ‘Backdoor’ Trojan

Barracuda Networks, the worldwide leader in web security, recently announced that they have identified a new Trojan that tries to infix a backdoor on its target's computer. It circulates through an e-mail claiming to be a Microsoft Windows update at a domain called securityassurance@microsoft.com.

The message notified the receiver about a just released security update by Microsoft for its Windows operating systems. The message header claimed to be a Microsoft security update for Windows OS. The update is compliant with various Microsoft OSs like Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Millenium, Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows XP.

Moreover, the fake e-mail also urged the receivers to download an update to defend their computing system ag...

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