Malware now doing the DNS switcheroo

Friday, 4 November 2005, 7:18 PM EST

A simple phishing attack could redirect victims to fraudulent sites nearly undetectably, according to a recent analysis. The attack, triggered when a victim runs a Trojan horse, changes the victim's domain-name servers to point to attacker-controlled servers and then deletes itself, stated an analysis of the code by security firm Websense.

By Robert Lemos at SecurityFocus.

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