First attempt to detect a virus attack against Windows 8
Maybe not pass to fame by their level of hazard or cause some kind of massive epidemic, but as the first Virus that tried to violate the famous Windows 8.
The Trojan TROJ_FAKEAV.EHM name. sends a warning banner titled “Windows 8 Security System” that warns the user that the system is infected by a virus and offers a tool to solve the problem. By accepting the proposal to solve the problem, the Trojan installs itself and begins to operate.
According to the report by the security firm Trendmicro This Trojan functions as a classic tracker user information and their level of risk is medium.
Web sites frequented by these Trojans, Phishing attacks even through a mail, do not have any safety certification. Trendmicro reported to have also been reported cases of hundreds of websites that offer free download of the new Windows 8 and installed to start downloading Trojans and trackers confidential information.
Link: Threats leverage Windows 8 (Outlook series)Tags: Microsoft, Phishing, Security, Trojans, Virus, Windows 8