Wednesday, December 28, 2005

new windows exploit

We saw a new nasty exploit yesterday around 5:00 PM. This is a totally new exploit and is not the same one posted by FrSIRT back on 11/30/05. We have a number of sites that we have found with this exploit. Different sites download different spyware. We only had a handful of websites using this new exploit but now we are seeing many more using this to install bad stuff. These image files can be modified very easily to download any malware or virus. I hit one site with a fully patched XP system last night and it was pretty intense—it went right through and infected my machine with this happiness:


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