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Trojan File Accompanies Bomb Video Email

The latest example of a loathsome hacker taking advantage of a news story to disperse a computer virus has been found in the wild.

How To Recognize If Your Computer Has A Virus Or Trojan On It

It isn’t always easy to tell if your computer has become infected with a virus or similar anti-social piece of software.

U.K. Facing Asian Trojan Attack

Businesses in the U.K. face a sophisticated series of targeted Trojan e-mail attacks originating from somewhere in Asia.

Trojan Horse Rides In On Michael Jackson Suicide Note

The latest trick on the “lets mess up people’s computers” front is also an exercise in extraordinarily bad taste. On Thursday, British security firm, Sophos labs picked on Trojan horse packed into an email posing as a suicide note for the pop singer.

Jackson Suicide E-mail Hides Trojan Horse

A malicious e-mail purporting to announce a suicide attempt by pop star Michael Jackson contains a link to a malware site.

Instant Messaging Expressway for Identity Theft, Trojan Horses, Viruses, and Worms

Never before with Instant Messaging (IM) has a more vital warning been needed for current and potential IM buddies who chat online.

Microsoft Investigating AntiSpyware Trojan

Yesterday, news broke of a malicious Trojan virus, called Troj/BankAsh-A, which targets Microsoft’s AntiSpyware beta tool.

Trojan Targets Microsoft AntiSpyware Tool

Every time Microsoft attempts to secure a product, another one seems to come under attack.

Can a Trojan Cause Outlook Express to Hang?

Quesiton: I am using MS Windows Pro on a laptop with Intel 850Mhz and 256MB RAM connected to the Internet using cable. Using Norton Personal Internet Security.

I was cleaning up some messages in my inbox (Outlook Express). I tried to delete a message from “MAILER-DAEMON@mail09b.bellsouth-hosting.net” the subject failure notice. Each time I clicked on it my computer froze and I got the message that the program was not responding and had the option to end now or cancel. Cancel never did anything but End Now would close Outlook Express. Then a little while after that I noticed on my Internet security several messages that said “rule default block backdoor/subseven trojan horse matched.” Could this be connected? What should I do?

Thanks,
Matthew F. Grandalski