0 Replies Latest reply on Dec 14, 2009 1:22 AM by krajagop

    Malware links to several thousand sites

      A malware classified by McAfee as BackDoor-DOQ.gen.y (Trojan) has been found to be linked to several thousand (over 200,000) websites. Hacked websites contain an invisible iFrame which redirects visitors to a malicious website (318x dot com) which downloads the malware code and executes it on the computer.This Malware tries to utilize known vulnerabilities in software like Adobe, Internet Explorer and other Microsoft products to try and infect the system and gain privileges. Once infected, the Malware can log banking credentials and also perform malicious bidding activities.


      McAfee has updated the definition database to include detection for this Trojan in the 5830 Dats (12 December 2009) and the details are available at http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_248015.htm. If you believe that you may be infected with this malware, please submit a sample to <http://www.webimmune.net>.