Hackers use Google Pages to host Trojan horse

    Date23 Jun 2006
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Google Inc.'s Web site hosting service is apparently being used by hackers to try to steal money using a malicious program, a security company said.Security vendor Websense Inc. warned on Friday that a Trojan horse is being hosted on a site with the same IP address as the main Google Pages Web site, at http://googlepages.com.

    Trojan horses present themselves as legitimate programs but actually conceal malicious code inside. They can be engineered to steal information from computers and are frequently spread by unsolicited e-mails or via instant messaging (IM) links.

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