Saddam spam hides Trojan malware

Thursday, 11 January 2007, 12:20 PM EST

Security firms are warning that Trojan malware installers are being placed inside emails claiming to offer videos of the hanging of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

Symantec and F-Secure have issued warnings to users that emails are being sent out which advertise video footage of the execution. The user is then prompted to install a .exe or .scr file which contains the malware.

At vnunet.

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