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Researchers uncover new Italian RAT uWarrior


Threatpost - (International) Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks discovered a new fully-featured remote access trojan (RAT) called uWarrior embedded in a rigged Rich Text Format (.RTF) file. After the file infects the system, it downloads a payload and is copied to another directory, where it communicates with a command and control server through an encrypted protocol.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:05