Thursday, May 5, 2011

‘Osama Bin Laden’ Trojan Horse Spying on Online Banking Sessions
May 05, 2011 /

Online or offline, the specter of Osama bin Laden hounds internet users no end as cyber criminals and scammers are resorting to different tactics to lure willing victims to bite on their trap, including a new Trojan horse that purports to contain death images of the notorious al-Qaeda leader.

Some instances of spreading the bin Laden malware across the cyber space include the use of phony claims in emails with malicious texts presumably leading to the “shocking video” and the classic Nigerian Letter or “419” Fraud that asks for an advance fee in exchange for a percentage of millions of dollars that the sender purports to spirit away from Nigeria.


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