What's New: New Trojan In MP3 Files

Security vendor McAfee announced a dramatic increase in peer-to-peer network traffic in fake MP3 files that look like music files but in reality install adware programs, Mirar and NetNucleus, on the victim's computer. McAfee says that while Mirar says it features no popup ads, the latter program displays them. Users are prompted to download a media player when opening the fake MP3 files. McAfee has detected these files on 360,000 PCs in the past few days.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008 09:30 am CDT

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