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Windows 7: Malware Gets Snoopy

24 Jun 2012   #1
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Malware Gets Snoopy

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The world of malware has, over the last couple of decades, morphed to become not just a mechanism with which to subvert people's computers and steal money, but also a way for corporations and sovereign states to conduct cyber espionage.

An example of malware being used for industrial cyber espionage emerged two months ago with a worm, which had previously been quite rare, breaking out suddenly in Peru and neighboring countries.

This worm, specific to the electronic drafting software AutoCAD, is called ACAD/Medre.A and is written in AutoLISP, the language that is used to script operations in AutoCAD. ACAD/Medre.A has a very devious agenda: It e-mails copies of the drawings the user opens to over 40 mail boxes hosted at two different Chinese ISPs.
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25 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 16 MATE (64 bit)
 
 

Cunning.
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25 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I came in here expecting Snoopy, but I did not find everyone's favorite beagle. ;_;
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25 Jun 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Prem x64 SP1, XP SP3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by King Arthur View Post
I came in here expecting Snoopy, but I did not find everyone's favorite beagle. ;_;
LOL, me too ;P Welcome to 7Forums KingArthur!
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05 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Astonishing
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05 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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