ECAT and Zeus revisited: P2P edition

Our team likes to use variants of Zeus to test and demo ECAT’s capabilities. Zeus is definitely on the mature side for a malware family, yet its authors update Zeus on a regular basis, ensuring low AV detections with the most recent variants. Zeus is not targeted malware by any means, in fact quite the…

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Whitehats vs. Blackhats: Techniques of the Cybercrime Elite Trickle Down to the Public Domain

Advances made in the cybercrime world over the past year prove that the trickle-down effect does not only apply to tablet computers and space tourism. Rather, much like real world products, techniques that were once reserved for the cybercrime elite have trickled down to the public domain, bestowing low-skilled botmasters with the same research-thwarting tools that not too long ago were used solely by malware experts.

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