Thursday, October 19, 2006


McDonalds' free Trojan: "Would you like malware with that?"
McDonald's: posterboy for the western world's obesity pandemic, and now the first fast-food restaurant to give away a free computer virus with every meal. A McDonald's promotion in Japan gave away 10,000 USB-stick MP3 players loaded with ten free songs -- and one free Trojan horse. The unexpected gift was the 'QQPass' Trojan -- an insidious program intended to steal login data from a Microsoft Windows PC...more

McDonalds Japan verteilte infizierte MP3-Player.
Von solchen Verbreitungsraten kann mancher Internetwurm nur träumen: McDonalds Japan verteilte im Rahmen eines Preisspiels an annähernd 10.000 Kunden MP3-Player, die den Trojaner QQPass enthielten. Neben dem Schädling waren die McDonald-gebrandeten Player mit zehn Musikstücken vorgefüllt...mehr


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