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That's not a Flash update, it's a spam worm

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9111858

    Instead of downloading a new Flash player, it installs a Trojan horse called Cbeplay.a which downloads even more malware and links into a spammers' botnet that's generated 160 million spam messages in 48 hours.
     
  2. JR

    JR Active Member

    I thought this was about our member from Calgary. :)
     
  3. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    That's a tee ball effort, JR.
     
  4. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Flash update? Dammit, Java! I told you to keep that stuff between you and me.
     
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Is that what she calls it? A spam worm?
     
  6. Flash

    Flash Guest

    It itches.
     
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