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Paris Hilton’s Website Attacked by Hackers

Security vendor, ScanSafe, said that site of Paris Hilton is hacked and serving users a harmful Trojan program.

The firm reveals that the site, Parishilton.com, has been hacked since January 9, 2009. Users visiting the site are shown a pop-up window directing them to install software to improve their view of the site. Whether the user clicks "yes" or "no" on this window, the site tries to install a harmful program known as Trojan-Spy.Zbot.YETH from another site.

Further study by experts reveals that there is an iFrame attached with the Parishilton.com. This iFrame exhorts a website that hosts the malware, you69tube.com. It installs a dangerous PDF and tries to persuade users in clicking the PDF, which tries to start the exploit.

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