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Back at the beginning of May we posted preliminary information about Win32/Rootkit.Avatar rootkit (Mysterious Avatar rootkit with API, SDK, and Yahoo Groups for C&C communication). One of the major questions not covered in that previous research was this: What payload and plugins does Avatar install onto infected machines? We continue our research and are still […]

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Multifunction printers (MFPs) have been common in offices for years. They let employees print, scan, and copy documents. Two separate talks at the 28th Chaos Communications Congress (28c3) show how attackers can infect these trusted office devices. Hacking MFPs In Andrei Costin’s presentation “Hacking MFPs,” he covered the history of printer and copier hacks from […]

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The title of this post suggests that I’ve been thinking of one of the cyber-criminals that uses SpyEye, maybe in admiration! But actually his cyber-criminal actions overshadow anything else. The truth is that, following my post highlighting the tactic of using as C&C one of the Cloud Computing services offered by Amazon, I found a […]

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