Malware pushers poison MSN Messenger search results

By | March 19, 2013

Source: Help Net Security

by Zeljka Aorz

Sec77“As the date when the MSN Messenger is scheduled to be phased out speedily approaches, it is getting harder to find an installer for it online, so malware peddlers gave rushed in to fill the vacuum, warns Kaspersky Lab’s Fabio Assolini.

The doomed IM client is especially popular in Brazil – a country well known for its crooks focused on stealing banking information via Trojans – so it should not come as a surprise that the malicious download pages that are listed by Google actually serve a Trojan banker disguised as the installer:” Read more here.

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