The Kama Sutra virus which raised its head in 2006 is back again. This time with a PowerPoint presentation promising to share with you the various Kama Sutra positions.
The slides, which would probably raise an eyebrow if viewed in your office shows thirteen different positions, some with fanciful names such as “The Frog”, “Wheelbarrow” and “Lyons Stagecoach”.
The malware comes as a file called Real kamasutra.pps.exe. In other words, you may think you are directly opening a PowerPoint slideshow, but in fact you’re running an executable program.
The PowerPoint slide deck (which ironically is itself “clean” from the malware point of view) is then dropped onto your Windows PC as a decoy while malware silently installs onto your computer as AdobeUpdater.exe, alongside some other components (called jqa.exe and acrobat.exe).
Because of this, when you click on the file you do get to see a real PowerPoint presentation, but in the background a backdoor Trojan called Troj/Bckdr-RFM is installed which allows hackers to gain remote access to your computer.
Once they have broken into your computer, they can use it to relay spam around the world, steal your identity, spy on your activities, install revenue-generating Adware or launch denial of service attacks, reports Sophos.
So take care what you do with that mouse of yours! Don’t click on anything! This Kama Sutra presentation will lead to backdoor infection!
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