Bot masters fool with Paris Hilton

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 3:19 AM EST

Paris Hilton being exploited? It's hard to believe. But virus writers are becoming more sophisticated in their use of celebrities such as Hilton to entice users to unknowingly install malware.

It may be hard to understand how any reasonable user could believe that Paris Hilton is inviting him to chat on instant messaging or to receive a copy of that video via e-mail, but they do - or maybe they're just hopeful.

At Computerworld.

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