Monday, October 25, 2004

Fake Redhat Security Update Email

It's been reported that a fake email claiming to be from Redhat has been circulating. The fake message urges Redhat and Fedora users to download and apply a security update from fedora-redhat. Note that the real fedora site is located at The "upgrade" is actually a tarred binary that installs a trojan on the system.

Note from redhat regarding this issue:


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