Skip to comments.Bhutto murder used to spread malware
Posted on 12/28/2007 8:23:00 PM PST by snarkpup
Virus writers are exploiting morbid curiosity about the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's to spread malware.
Surfers searching for video footage of the suicide attack that killed Bhutto and at least 21 others on Thursday are liable to find malware posing as video clips that attempts to trick users into running malign ActiveX controls. The malicious downloaded file is detected by Symantec as the Emcodec-Trojan.
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Oh for crying out loud.
Exploiters are the scum of the earth.
interesting...read my post #202 when this was first breaking..
That was a heads-up post! I picked up some EVIL malware from wrestling sites while following the story of the wrestler that killed his wife and kid earlier this year. Still haven’t gotten rid of all of it.
There are some real creeps out there.
gotta cover each others backs
I got that. I was searching for a campaign sign I saw for HIllary when she ran for NY senator and a dog was peeing on it. When I typed in dog peeing on Hillary campaign sign in Google it went to a bunch of pages, I clicked on one and it turned out to be a porn site and I kept getting malware notices. My son had to FIX my computer for me.