Xmas malware frenzy

Thursday, 28 December 2006, 12:35 AM EST

Hackers are shamelessly exploiting the festive season to spread malware.

A Christmas-themed jigsaw puzzle game called Christmas_Puzzle.exe doing the rounds is actually a Trojan (Ardamax-E) that uses rootkit technology to hide its presence on compromised systems.

At The Register.

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