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Boonana Threat Analysis

Our interim analysis of a version of the malware we detect as Java/Boonana.A or Win32/Boonana.A (depending on the particular component of this multi-binary attack) differs in some characteristics from other reports we've seen. The most dramatic difference is in the social engineering hook used in messages sent to an infected user's friends list. Other reports

Images are not always what they seem

So what we really have is a file with a filename extension that looks like a jpg image, but which really acts as a container for a file with a deceptive double extension.

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