PowerPoint the latest target of virus writers

Friday, 14 July 2006, 9:02 AM EST

Virus writers seem to be making the rounds of the Office applications. Word and Excel have both been hit with exploits, and now PowerPoint is the target of a zero-day vulnerability, although it uses the same modus operandi as so many other viruses.

Symantec's virus hunters have dubbed the virus Trojan.PPDropper.B, while other antivirus makers are likely dissecting it as well.

At internetnews.

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