Trojan infects PCs to generate SMS spam

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

A Trojan which uses infected PCs to send spam messages to mobile phone users has been discovered. Delf-HA Trojan horse sends spam SMS messages by using the free "Send a text message" facility found on the websites of several Russian mobile network operators. Infected PCs download instructions on the content ...

Click here to become infected

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Users should be wary of pressing the 'click here to remove' link on spam messages because it serves to confirm to spammers that junk mail messages are being read. Such email addresses can be sold at a premium to other spammers. That's reason enough to simply delete spam messages, but a ...

Keylogging Trojans Spreading Via Email

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

A very nasty trend is developing in the world of malware. At risk is your credit card number, social security number and, indeed, your entire identity. Criminals are distributing spam emails which purport to link to details of a fictitious credit card order. If someone clicks that link and is running ...

Password Stealing Browser Hijacker Discovered

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

The Internet Storm Center has announced a very scary discovery. They have found a browser hijacker, installed as a Browser Helper Object (BHO), that will monitor what are supposed to be secure, encrypted browsing sessions and steal passwords. These passwords then are forwarded to a web based script at www.refestltd.com. ...

How Computer Viruses Work

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Reported by Lockergnome TNT Computers President Tim D. Ingrum writes: After all this is said and read, I know that there'll be a few of you who just have to open that e-mail attachment to see what it is! You're the "clickers" that have just gotta see what's behind that Paper Clip. ...