Virus writers create Nintendo DS Trojan

Thursday, 13 October 2005, 1:39 AM EST

The simple Trojan, dubbed DSBrick, overwrites critical memory areas, preventing the console from booting up normally and thereby turning it into an expensive paper weight. Finnish security firm F-Secure reports the Trojan has been distributed in files with names such as r0mloader.zip and taihen.zip that pose as homebrew apps.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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