July 12, 2001

Microsoft bulletin board hides destructive worm

Author: JT Smith

Silicon.com carries news of a fake but very official-looking security advisory forum that mimics a Microsoft forum, warning users of a virus that will devastate a user's BIOS. The page links to what claims to be a security software patch, but in reality is a trojan that could be used to launch remote DoS attacks.

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