Feb 15 2008
His words, not mine…
An insidious computer virus recently discovered on digital photo frames has been identified as a powerful new Trojan Horse from China that collects passwords for online games – and its designers might have larger targets in mind.
‘It is a nasty worm that has a great deal of intelligence,’ said Brian Grayek, who heads product development at Computer Associates, a security vendor that analyzed the Trojan Horse.
The authors of the new Trojan Horse are well-funded professionals whose malware has ‘specific designs to capture something and not leave traces,’ Grayek said. ‘This would be a nuclear bomb’ of malware.
UPDATE: Reader 回声 points out this is over a month old and provides a link to the Washington Post with a number to call in case people feel they might have gotten the bug.
“Best Buy urges any customers who feel they might be affected by this problem to call Insignia customer service at 1-877-467-4289.”
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