Xombe Trojan Disguised as Security Update from Microsoft

wadada

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There is a new Trojan program making the rounds, which is sent via e-mail with the spoofed (phony) e-mail address windowsupdate@microsoft.com, but really contains a program that downloads another program designed to connect to a Russian Web site.

Don't be fooled by this hoax. Microsoft does not send updates via e-mail. For more info about this new threat, see:

http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,4149,1429835,00.asp
 

SPeedY_B

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#3
I'm sure we all know by now that Microsoft never attach anything to any e-mail ever. :)
 

Henyman

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not even free gifts?



i never open atachments, i have no need/want to, let alone form microsoft :p
 

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