McAfee predicts that malware hidden inside Video Files will be the item plaguing computer users this coming year.
According to McAfee, "The malware phenomenon is fuelled by a growing online market for identity theft, spam and adware. This is prompting criminals to more closely mimic the processes that have been adopted by legitimate software developers such testing and quality assurance procedures, the security vendor observed."
With the recent discovery of the "realor worm" which they indicate is just the first of many "Movie Trojans". They maybe on to something. Unfortunately the bad guys will do whatever it takes to make money.
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Viruses coming to a screen near you.
Dec 4th 2006
1 decade ago