Monday, June 29, 2009

Beware of Michael Jackson Malware

There has been a couple of malware attacks that have tried to use the news coverage of the death of Michael Jackson as the lure to get people infected.

The malware is a file called This file was distributed through a site called,, and Do not visit these sites.

When executed, drops files called reptile.exe and winudp.exe. These are IRC bots with backdoor capability. The file also shows a fake error message "Picture can not be displayed.".

The virus is detected as Trojan.Win32.Buzus.bjyo by major antiviruses.

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