Monday, January 2, 2012
CERT warns Indians against Kim Jong || Malware
Never be in a haste to read about the coveted leader of North Korea; someone else somewhere can be remotely reading your whole vital data. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team -CERT country's national agency to respond to computer security incidents, has found the malware virus streaming into the Indian cyberspace. have detected and alerted internet users against "malicious spam mails" in the name of the dead North Korean leader Kim Jong-|| leading to hacking and crashing of vulnerable e-mails. The malicious spam mails carry a fake name "brief_introduction_of_kim_jong_||_pdf.pdf". "The said pdf file is exploiting vulnerabilities in Adobe reader and Acrobat, that once successfully exploited leads to remote code execution in the victim system," the CERT-In said in its latest advisory to computer and internet users in the country.