I found another hacking technique which is quite popular now a days that is USING VIDEO SITES, TROJANS are delivered to your pc. Yes, by visiting a video site, if you download the codec to view the video, you can install a server on your machine.
These technique uses a software called DOWNLOADER which is basically a small client which receives malware on your machine, if installed. Usually if some link is taking you to some page with VIDEO PLAYER but you are not able to view the video ( and you will not able to view the video for sure, because there is no video for you, just an outfit of a video player is there), website will ask you to download the CODEC ( small piece of software which enables the machine to play different types of media files). Actually this will not be a codec, but a trojan program which will be installed on your machine. Now the person who is having server for this DOWNLOADER, can send any kind of malware to your machine. It works like a door for HACKER. Now HACKER can not only retrieve your personal data but also can test his/her viruses on your machine. It helps HACKER to always update his VIRUS before your anti-virus start recognizing the virus.
This is damn good way of spreading viruses and now a days FACEBOOK and GOOGLE are really fighting with this problem. According to CNET News , on your facebook, you will receive a message which will contain google link to view a video, when you click on link, it will take you to some non-google page and ask you to download codec to view the video. and in above mentioned way DOWNLOADER will be installed on your machine.
So, BEWARE ALL FACEBOOK USERS. IF YOU ARE RECEIVING SUCH MESSAGES , DON'T FOLLOW THEM.
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