Trojan hoax?

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Trojan hoax?

Last week, it was widely reported that a Trojan horse hidden in a video file had planted the tools, on thousands of unsuspecting hard drives, for an imminent large-scale denial of service attack. According to Britain’s The Register, the story is largely a hoax and the blame can be traced back to a computer security firm that skillfully manipulated the technology media.

In a related story, a Wired News writer debunks, for the most part, the cell phone virus.

For more information about the Trojan horse story, go to For information about the cell phone “threat,” go to