Original URL: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/12/30/google_adsense_trojan/

Google AdSense Trojan prowls cyberspace

Dirty tricks done dirt cheap

By John Leyden

Posted in The Channel, 30th December 2005 12:29 GMT

Hackers have developed a Trojan horse program that produces fake Google ads posing as the real thing. The as-yet unnamed Trojan replaces legitimate ads served via Google AdSense with promos for penis pills, porn sites and the like. The ads are, of course, not contextualised and infection would be relatively easy to detect.

Techshout has more on the latest Windows malware threat here. ®