Flight disaster phishing scam lands in Brazil

Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 12:35 AM EST

Pond-dwelling scammers are seeking to exploit interest in last weekend's Brazilian airline disaster to tempt potential victims onto a site hosting a Trojan downloader.

The malware attempts to install a banking keylogger onto the PCs of potential marks. The attack, written in Portuguese, targets online banking customers in Brazil, a major centre of phishing attacks.

At The Register.

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