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Waledac Trojan Suspected to be a Variant of Storm Worm

Shadowserver, an online security company, has released a detailed study of a malicious worm called Waledac, suspecting that the malware is a variant of the infamous Storm Worm spreading through sophisticated means.

Security researchers said that during the past few weeks, users with malicious intent have tried to disseminate the Trojan via e-mail, telling the recipient that there is a holiday e-card for him/her supposedly from a friend. But on clicking the link given in the e-mail, the user is led to a website where efforts are made to install the virus using a JavaScript reference linking to "google-analysis.js."

However, the attack code downloads a webpage from seocom.mobi that gives commands to the exploit...

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