Worm creates fake Google site

Monday, 19 September 2005, 12:00 PM EST

Security firm Panda Labs has detected a worm which attempts to spoof Google. P2Load.A spreads via P2P networks using the file-sharing programs Shareaza and Imesh.

The worm copies itself to the shared directory of these programs as an executable file called 'Knights of the Old Republic 2', referring to a computer game related to the Star Wars saga.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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