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Malware distributors are increasingly using ‘passing off’ techniques to get their programs on to the PCs of UK-based users, new statistics from security vendor Webroot suggest.

The idea of passing off – packaging malicious fiunctions with what appear to be legitimate programs – is nothing new. But Webroot’s latest analysis of UK-based spyware, Trojans and system monitors, shows that users are now being hit with a range of sometimes self-inflicted woes as a matter of course.


http://www.techworld.com/security/news/index.cfm?RSS&NewsID=10653
 
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