Kuwait Linux User Group

Red Hat Trojan.
Date: Monday, October 25, 2004 @ 19:42:12 EDT

hardocp.com: Red Hat Linux users beware that an e-mail that is currently making the rounds urging Linux users to update is a Trojan. I’m sure most of you don’t fall for that kind of stuff, but just in case….you know, like if your “friend? might fall for it, you can warn them.

Red Hat has been made aware that emails are circulating that pretend to come from the Red Hat Security Team. These emails tell users to download and run an update from a users home directory. This fake update appears to contain malicious code.

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