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iPhone becomes hacker bait

by on03 July 2007
Site exploits Active X bugs

have released spamming mails that lure users to malicious Web sites promising them iPhones.

According to security company Secure Computing one Web site set up was set up exploit more than 10 ActiveX vulnerabilities in an attempt to install a rootkit.

The trick is to get people to visit a site offering discounted iPhones or, better yet, to buy an iPhone.  If the visitors have not upgraded their Windows software the site will run through a series of tests to see which will be the best method to turn the visitor's computers into a botnet.

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