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Poker tips site harbours Trojan


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Security watchers have discovered a Trojan with built in root-kit functionality that's designed to steal the credentials of online poker players.

 

This isn't particularly unusual in itself, but anti-virus researchers at Finnish security firm F-Secure discovered the malware was hidden in a ostensibly legitimate package offered for download at checkraised.com, a site which provides advice and tools to online poker players.

 

Analysis of the Trojan revealed a sophisticated and targeted attack featuring a number of malware (executable) components that a compromised package called RBCalc.exe (AKA Rakeback calculator) deposits on vulnerable Windows PCs.....

 

 

 

Read more at:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/05/16/poker_site_trojan/

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