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daveinpoway
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Image-Stealing Trojan Exposes Victims to ID Theft, Blackmail

"A new breed of malware designed to specifically target image files can expose victims to identity theft, fraud, and blackmail, researchers said.

The Pixsteal-A-Trojan finds image files on the infected systems and transfers the copies to a remote FTP server, Raymart Paraiso, a threat response engineer at Trend Micro wrote on the TrendLabs Security Intelligence blog. The affected files formats include .jpg, .jpeg, and .dmp (memory dumps created when the computer or an application crashes).":

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