Phoney Microsoft mail causes concern
A phoney email purporting to come from Microsoft is installing Trojan software on computers around the world.
The mail was sent out by spammers and asks the reader to install a Microsoft update. It has a link to a realistic looking Microsoft update page but the file installed, named Wupdate-20050401.exe, turns control of the PC over to the spammer.
By Iain Thomson at vnunet.
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