Wednesday, June 20, 2007

MPack Trojan Attack Claims 10,000 Web Sites

Researchers and security companies are reporting that as many as 10,000 Web sites have been infected with malicious code that redirects unsuspecting users to a server booby-trapped with drive-by exploits - part of a wave of attacks originating in Italy and now spreading through Europe. Dubbed the "Italian Job" by Trend Micro, the attack was first uncovered June 15. Legitimate sites were hacked to include a malicious iFrames tag redirecting visitors to servers armed with a tool called MPack, an exploit tool that can target security holes in multiple products.

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