Trend Micro Facebook TrendLabs Twitter Malware Blog RSS Feed You Tube - Trend Micro
Search our blog:

  • Recent Posts

  • Calendar

    October 2014
    S M T W T F S
    « Sep    
     1234
    567891011
    12131415161718
    19202122232425
    262728293031  
  • About Us

    McDonald’s Japan recalled around 10,000 MP3 players that is part of its promotional prizes, on a statement released by the company last Friday, October 13th 2006.


    The recall is due to the fact that some of the MP3 players were found to be infected by WORM_QQPASS.ADH. This worm propagates through removable drives and is the most probable cause of infection.


    This worm malware will automatically execute once the infected MP3 player is plugged into the USB drive of the user. This action is caused by the autorun.inf file dropped by the malware which is designed to execute the worm.


    There are two other Trojan type malwares that were reportedly found on some MP3 players – TROJ_AGENT.FAO and TROJ_BANLOAD.BGE. The presence of the two malwares may mean that the image used by the MP3 player supplier is already infected.


    McDonald’s Japan promptly recalled the promotional MP3 players and opened its phone lines for inquiries.


    Trend Micro released OPR 3.845.00 late Friday night to detect all three malwares and prevent any further infection.





    Share this article
    Get the latest on malware protection from TrendLabs
    Email this story to a friend   Technorati   NewsVine   MySpace   Google   Live   del.icio.us   StumbleUpon






     

    © Copyright 2013 Trend Micro Inc. All rights reserved. Legal Notice