New Click-Fraud Attack Is Stealthiest Yet - FFSearcher

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Malcontent, Jun 30, 2009.

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  1. Malcontent

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    http://voices.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2009/06/ffsearcher_a_stealthy_evolutio.html
     
  2. Rmus

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    Note that FFsearcher is a trojan that has to be installed on the user's machine:

    See here for the reference to Nine-ball:

    40,000 Web sites were hacked
    http://securitylabs.websense.com/content/Alerts/3421.aspx

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  3. Joeythedude

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    Based on that article , It seems to me it doesn't impact the home users experience in any way !

    So in a way the headline is could be
    "New malware attacks google's finances , little impact on PC users"


    Would put quite a different slant on things !
     
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