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Secret Trojan Network Could Produce Superworm

“The reason why Sinit is quite concerning is that it opens up a port on a machine, much like opening a window in your house,” Sharon Ruckman, senior director for security response at Symantec, told TechNewsWorld. An established, clandestine network of compromised computers could become the launching pad for a superworm that would have a massive impact on the Internet. The malware network was created by an unpublicized Trojan — a malicious program that poses as a benign one — called Sinit, which has already infected hundreds of thousands of computers, according to a report released Monday by Clearswift, a UK-based maker of software for managing and securing communications. Full Story

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