Trojan exploits Windows DRM

Wednesday, 12 January 2005, 12:10 AM EST

Anti-Virus and security vendor Panda Labs is reporting the discovery of a threat that takes advantage of Windows Digital Rights Management (DRM).

According to the company's warning, one of two Trojans, Trj/WmvDownloader.A or Trj/WmvDownloader.B, could be placed inside of Windows Media format video files by malicious users. It executes when the user opens the files with the latest Windows Media Player 10 update, which is part of Windows XP SP2.

By Sean Michael Kerner at internetnews.com

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