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Virus of the week

News.com detailed a scary new way of infecting people’s PCs and turning them into zombie spammers, or via compromised Web sites of big-name corporations.

Visiting one of those sites with Internet Explorer for Windows could leave a malicious program on your computer. The exploit involves a JavaScript that’s automatically attached to every page distributed by a compromised server which attempts to download a Trojan horse, according to a detailed explanation posted by the Internet Storm Center.

So who is to blame? A Russian organized crime ring (or Microsoft’s security-hole factory, depending on your perspective).

Written June 27th, 2004 by | 1 Comment | Filed under: Miscellaneous Blog Tips

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  1. Hi… I had been affected by this for weeks now.

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