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Of all the malware online, Remote Access Trojans (RATs) account for nearly 70 percent. A new report from Digital Citizens Alliance, a self-described coalition focused on internet threats, deep dives into the RATs world with a particular focus on YouTube. The group’s eight-month research period brought up thousands of RAT tutorials on YouTube, the group […]

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In a previous blog, we talked about the rise of remote access tools (RAT) written in Java that are capable of running on multiple operating systems. With the growing popularity of the Android operating system, it comes as no surprise that the Android OS is the latest target and is not immune to RATs. Since […]

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Earlier in February we blogged about RARSTONE, a Remote Access Tool (RAT) that we discovered having some similar characteristics to PlugX, an older and more well-known RAT. In April, the same malware family used the Boston Marathon bombing as part of its social engineering bait.Since then, we’ve been looking out for further attacks using RARSTONE. We’ve seen […]

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