It's a free iPhone game - no, it's a ruddy Trojan

My thanks to Sophos for reporting iPhone users to be wary of a free game for their shiny mobile - the game has a Trojan buried inside.

The IT sec vendor says that samples intercepted by its R&D people carry various subject lines including: `Virtual iPhone games!' and 'Apple: The most popular game!'

The spam emails contain an attachment file called Penguin.Panic.zip, which is quite a popular game on several platforms.

Unfortunately, if you try and install the game, it reportedly gives the hackers remote access to your Windows-based PC.

"Many people who enjoy playing the innovative and addictive iPhone games may be tempted to set a new high score at their desks this lunchtime,"
said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos, reporting on the Trojan on his bloglet.

"But this is just another ploy by hackers to gain access to confidential information - if you receive emails like this, exercise extreme caution. You should never run unsolicited attachments,"
he added...