Screenshots: Sites harbor Windows Trojan

Screenshots: Sites harbor Windows Trojan

Summary: Simply by visiting these sites using a vulnerable Windows PC could cause an infection, Websense says.

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  • Renovation site hosts Trojan

    A vulnerable Windows system could become infected if someone just views what appears to be a malicious image on this compromised Web site, according to Websense's posting.

  • Sites compromised worldwide

    Websense, which has been tracking malicious activity around the flaw, says it has discovered malicious sites in the United States, Russia, Netherlands, the United Kingdom, China and Japan.

  • Compromised Cosmo site

    Another example. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure, estimates that 99 percent of computers worldwide are vulnerable to an attack using the WMF flaw.

Topics: Malware, Hardware, Operating Systems, Security, Software, PCs, Windows

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