Hackers Using Parking Tickets As Trojan Horses

Jalopnik writes:

Hackers in Grand Forks, North Dakota of all places have hit on a clever Trojan Horse: using a fraudulent parking ticket to direct unsuspecting motorists to their virus laden websites.

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dragunrising3594d ago

Very sly I might add. The problem with this practice is that anyone who is somewhat savvy with the Internet could spot the fake. The university I attend has a very specific website that you use to pay tickets (I know from personal experience, :-P). Also, it wouldn't hurt to look up the actual city in question and direct your browser to the local police department. Hackers...

TrevorPhillips3594d ago

Damn parking tickets to use for trojan horse god damn hackers

swiftshot933594d ago

very clever. But damn these b!tchez are pathetic.

Dark_James3594d ago

Wow, that was sneaky.

It's interesting how things in real life can affect the online world and vice-versa.

Quite creative too, though you would think that going around putting parking tickets on cars would be more effort than it was worth for a hacker.

shadow27973594d ago

Hackers leave the house? lol

These sound like targeted attacks. I doubt they would go around putting tickets on random cars. They more than likely know the victims.

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