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Old 9th Mar 2010, 10:04   #1
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Energizer charger spreads Trojan

http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/20...reads-trojan/1

The Windows software which was bundled with a model of USB-powered battery charger from Energizer has been found to install a Trojan horse program on host systems.

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Old 9th Mar 2010, 10:32   #2
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How on earth do these devices manage to come pre-loaded with malware? It's quite amazing!
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Old 9th Mar 2010, 10:53   #3
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Same way everyone else gets malware? By having outdated scanning software, because its still unknown and not picked up or by just plain not checking it first.
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Arucer.dll / Duracell ?
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Old 9th Mar 2010, 13:30   #5
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Arucer.dll / Duracell ?
Oh yeah.. huh.. it's an anagram of Duracell but with an extra r
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I assume this is an inside job, no way an ordinary virus could find it's way onto a charger.
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Old 9th Mar 2010, 17:02   #7
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Arucer.dll / Duracell ?
Thought of that too, it kinda clicks when you look at it!

The extra R must be the one that have been straied from the word Brought mispelled around here =D
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