Phishing scam uses Google Maps to locate victims

Wednesday, 21 February 2007, 12:36 AM EST

Account holders with at least two Australian banks have become victims of a phishing scam in which malicious code reveals the physical location of affected IP addresses using Google Maps. Bank account holders in Germany and the U.S. have also been targeted.

The software installs a trojan capable of key-logging user activity, hijacking infected computers.

At NetworkWorld.

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