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Powerpoint 'Merry Christmas' message installs trojan

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    Security firm iDefense has found a "Merry Christmas" Powerpoint presentation that comes with a nasty surprise- a trojan. E-mails with the following subject and attachment are very likely to be a security risk:
    Ken Dunham, of iDefense, says that this attack is similar to other exploits of Microsoft products throughout the years, and that the attacks are based on a remote server in China. If you think you may have caught the trojan, the two files that it installs are msupdate.dll and sdfsc.dll.

    Source: The Inquirer
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    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    Another instance of idiots ruining a good thing!

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