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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  • 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.

  • Street IT site could pose a risk

    Microsoft has said it plans to release a fix for the WMF vulnerability as part of its monthly security update cycle on Jan. 10.

  • Knoppix behavior

    This is how a machine running Knoppix, a version of Unix, behaves when a malicious Web site is visited using the open-source Firefox browser. It alerts the Web surfer that a file is being opened.

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

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