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Written by Daniel   
Saturday, 12 January 2008 12:03
 The hacked page offers a Trojan horse disguised as a popup advising users to download the latest Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service
January 11, 2008
InfoWorld

There's now one more reason to be security-conscious while using MySpace.com: fake Microsoft updates.
Using a hacked MySpace profile, online criminals are trying to trick victims into downloading a malicious Trojan Horse program by disguising it as a Microsoft update, according to researchers at security vendor McAfee.

The attack is certainly not widespread -- McAfee has seen it used on only one MySpace profile -- but it does show how sites like MySpace can be abused by criminals.... Comments in the Forums
 

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