China Earthquake Comes With Malware Spree
Just like in the Tibet case, spammers will take any popular story and use it to spread their malware. This time itís the China earthquake and a nice Trojan pack right into it.
May 22, 2008
However, if the users click on the attachment, they will trigger an exploit, thus authorizing the silent download of further malware. which silent downloads further malware onto the user's computer.
As it follows, hackers might use the infected machines to collected various information which they can later use to clean up the users’ bank accounts or for identity theft.