Beckham + strumpet pic actually Trojan

Tuesday, 12 October 2004, 6:03 PM EST

Virus writers have moved on from using Osama bin Laden's or Arnold Schwarzenegger's supposed suicides as a lure to trying a similar trick involving "compromising pictures" of football superstar David Beckham.

VXers have seeded multiple Usenet groups with messages claiming that they have photographic proof Becks (AKA Golden Balls) has been having an affair, pointing users towards the supposed evidence. In reality this file offers only the Hackarmy Trojan.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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