The Santa Worm



More coverage is being given to the instant messaging worm that poses as a come on for a Santa Claus related site today. The only thing I think that I left out in last nights post was the name of the bug… IM.GiftCom.All On visiting the advertised site a rootkit is installed on the visiting machine.


Other stocking stuffers included is a keylogging utility, and of course it spreads to your IM contacts.

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