Stealthy attack method causes concern

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 12:00 AM EST

A new hacking method is causing concern for the lengths it goes to avoid detection by security software and researchers.

The attack involves a Web site that has been hacked to host malicious code, an increasingly common trap on the Internet. If a user visits one of the sites with an unpatched machine, it's possible that the computer can become automatically infected with code that can record keystrokes and steal financial data typed into forms.

At InfoWorld.

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