9/5/2006

Trojan targets 0-day Word vuln

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 8:40 am

An unpatched Microsoft Word 2000 vulnerability is being actively exploited by hackers to spread malware.

The MDropper-Q Trojan downloader, recently detected by Symantec, takes advantage of the unspecified zero-day vuln to load other malware onto compromised PCs, including a backdoor Trojan called Backdoor-Femo, which surrenders control of compromised PCs to hackers. The attack is dangerous but not, as yet, widespread.

Source: The Register

 

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