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Beware: Trojan Codec

By jobeard
Nov 2, 2008
  1. FYI: There are new attacks on your computers which create a pop-up which states
    You need to install a new codec to decode ....​

    This *can be* a trojan which steals user-ids, passwords and access to any online banking accounts!

    see this post for details

    (yes this is a cross post from Audio/Video, but thought it pervasive enough to warrant more exposure to our user community :) )
     
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Thanks for the heads up jobeard. It never ends does it?!
     
  3. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Thanks jobeard, I'll keep a close eye on these nasties ;)
     
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