Fake version of Google hides Trojan horse

Apparently, someone has setup an exact copy of the download page for Google’s Toolbar plug-in in an attempt to lure users to download a Trojan back door.  “The Trojan itself — W32.Ranky.FW — is designed to turn the PC into a bot zombie, and is spread using the conventional technique of asking recipients of a spam email to follow an embedded link.”  For more information, click here.  This was posted as part of my ongoing series of “Protecting Your PC”.

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