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New Zeus variant "Sphinx" offered for sales


Securityweek - (International) Malware developers released a new Zeus banking trojan variant called Sphinx that operates fully through The Onion Router (Tor) anonymity network and is designed to work on Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 with User Account Control (UAC) enabled, as well as on low-privilege and "Guest" accounts. The malware has a full feature suite including Backconnect Virtual Network Computing (VNC) capability allowing users to transfer funds directly from the infected system.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:05