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Windows 7: Malware Hidden in Windows Help Files

15 Sep 2011   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Malware Hidden in Windows Help Files

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Viruses and other malicious software contained in simple help files are not news to internet security specialists, but the fact that these pieces of malware are sent using email messages is part of a more recent scheme deployed by cybercriminals to fool unsuspecting victims.

Symantec's blog informs us about these new targeted attacks that come as emails and infect our computers with all sorts of ill-intended applications that are used by those who control them to take over our virtual lives.
Malware Hidden in Windows Help Files - Softpedia


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15 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Thanks JMH. That is a new one for me. Never heard of that one.
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