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BlackOS: New Malicious Software Used by Cybercriminals to Redirect Traffic

21
Mar
2014

Cybercriminals sometimes rely on special software to redirect traffic from malicious or compromised sites to other websites. Such a tool is BlackOS, which was analyzed by experts from Trend Micro.

Malware developers started advertising BlackOS on underground forums in late February 2014. While they advertise it as being new, BlackOS is actually based on Tale of the North, a piece of software first identified by security researchers in September 2013.

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