Coming to your PC's back door: Trojans

Thursday, 26 January 2006, 2:05 PM EST

Targeted Trojans are key because they bypass most antivirus software and entice the recipient to believe the e-mail transmitting the Trojan is legitimate. The damage spreads because once a PC is infected with remote-control software, becoming what's known as a Zombie, it often remains undetected by users.

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