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New Malware Attack Being Spread Via Twitter

     

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4:22 pm on May 20, 2010 (gmt 0)

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New Malware Attack Being Spread Via Twitter [guardian.co.uk]
A malware attack is being spread via Twitter using "zombie" accounts to push a site which claims to link to a fun video.

Using the tagline "haha this is the funniest video ive EVER SEEN!", and a wide variety of Twitter hashtags, the website instead uses a Java exploit to drop a keylogger program and a banking Trojan (which will search your hard drive for any banking details and watch when you log in to online banking sites) on Windows computers that visit it.
 

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