3/21/2010

Energizer site still plagued by data-stealing trojan

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 9:57 am

The maker of Energizer brand batteries is continuing to serve its customers a file laced with a data-stealing trojan more than 24 hours after the company was notified of the threat and almost two weeks after it promised to fix the problem.

A spokeswoman for Energizer Holdings acknowledged receiving a voicemail Wednesday night informing her the trojan was being offered for download on one of the company’s European websites. She said she didn’t respond to the message because of the late hour at which it was left, and never saw an article reporting that two anti-virus firms had confirmed the site continued to offer the toxic file 12 days after the company promised to stamp it out.

 

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