View Full Version : New virus extorts cash from "hentai" fans...

April 19th, 2010, 02:27 PM
A new virus is making the rounds, and this one employs a startling new tactic for making a mess out of the lives of those unfortunate enough to get infected.

Known as Kenzero, the infection originated in Japan and, in its initial attack phase, is targeting users of a file-sharing service called Winni, which claims about 200 million users.

When Winni customers use the site to download illegal copies of games in the adult, animated "hentai" genre, their PCs are becoming infected with the Kenzero virus, which makes a copy of their Web-browsing history and posts it online, where it is visible to the public. The Kenzero virus appears on Winni as a standard game installer, deceiving its victims...


April 19th, 2010, 02:56 PM
Clever way to do it.