Posted by: Tony Tickle | December 9, 2010

Beware Win32/Koobface Trojan attacks on WordPress

Be careful when you check your ‘Stats’ Referrers on Blogs as Win32/Koobface is very active again. Make sure your Anti-virus is up to date! Simply ‘Clicking’ on the link will activate the Trojan
 
Win32/Koobface is a multi-component family of malware used to compromise machines and direct them in various ways at the attacker’s will. This could include using the affected machine to distribute additional malware, generate ‘pay per click’ advertising revenue, steal sensitive data, break captchas, and subvert the affected user’s online experience. Its components are varied, but include a worm that spreads by utilizing social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace.
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