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June 18th, 2009

Google – new malware hosting

A new type of malware has been found today which uses the Google search engine database for hosting.  Werner Klier (virus researcher from GData) pointed us to one very puzzling result of Google search. This result was detected as malware with avast! from the beginning. It is however a very interesting approach from malware creators – using Google to host their malware. Here I’ll describe how this infection works (virus researchers from GData, Ralf Benzmüller and Armin Büscher, reached the same conclusion).

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