Ranjeet Menon

IE7 Beta spam/malware

May 8, 2007
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We have been receving reports of IE7 Beta spam mails containing links to download malwares. All the links in the mail points to “update.exe” file, which is been hosted on various URLs.

IE7 Beta spam mail.

Update.exe is a Trojan downloader program which in turn download other malware components from other host. We have added the detection for the Trojans and other downloaded malware in the outbreak update.

More info to follow…

Update : 08-05-2007


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