Trojan masquerades as bird flu warning

Wednesday, 2 November 2005, 1:42 PM EST

Virus writers, forever in search of opportunities to distribute their malicious code, are exploiting interest in the avian flu by circulating an email with an attachment that contains information about the bird flu epidemic ó and a Trojan horse tucked inside.

By John Blau at Computerworld.

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