Chain attack Trojan nets 3m email addresses

Monday, 15 August 2005, 7:14 PM EST

Security experts have uncovered a highly sophisticated global 'chain' attack, which uses the pamNet.A Trojan to infect victim PCs with up to 19 malicious malware programs.

The principal goal of the cyber assault is to send out junk mail, and, by using this complex structure, is estimated to have so far compiled more than 3m email addresses worldwide.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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