April Fools Day Brings Renewed Storm Attacks

Nemo - April 1, 2008 05:05AM in Bugs / Virus

We all know April 1 brings lots of chuckles as web sites try to pull one over on unsuspecting users but here's one that's no joke and could actually lead to your computer being compromised. Security researchers say the authors of the Storm Trojan are back at it with spam messages bearing various April Fool's day titles that contain links to URLs that attempt to entice users to click on executable files such as "foolsday.exe" and "kickme.exe" which are actually versions of the Storm Trojan. This is one joke you don't want to 'get'.