|27 Nov 2013||#1|
| || |
Symantec: 'Blackshades' malware still being sold
Cybercriminals are increasingly using the “Blackshades” malware program whose source code was leaked three years ago, according to an analysis by Symantec.
Blackshades, which Symantec identifies as “W32.Shadesrat,” has been infecting more Microsoft Windows computers and is being controlled by hundreds of command-and-control servers worldwide, which deliver instructions and receive information, wrote Santiago Cortes, a security response engineer at Symantec, in a blog post.
Blackshades is a remote access tool (RAT) that collects usernames and passwords for email and Web services, instant messaging applications, FTP clients and more. It has been sold on underground forums since at least 2010.
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Symantec: 'Blackshades' malware still being sold|
|Symantec: Scammers Spreading Malware Via Spoofed Scanner Attachments||Security News|
|Number of iPads sold||Chillout Room|
|Not Sold on Win 7||Installation & Setup|
|Windows 7 to be sold on USB drives ????||General Discussion|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:36 PM.