Archive for December 15, 2006

Fake codec with a twist

These codec sites have a new twist … they are now displaying the typical fake codec message from Windows Media Player.   However this new version automaticall redirects the viewer and the Trojan.Zlog file is automatically loaded … This new (fake) codec site was only registered Dec. 11 and I’ve found about 60 (adult) sites […]

HOSTS File Updated

The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [12-15-06]http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm Download: hosts.zip (123 kb)http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS filehttp://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts2.htm HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questionshttp://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htm Note: the “text” version makes a great resourcefor determining possible culprits … (503 kb)http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt Sign up for HOSTS file update noticeshttp://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm#contribute