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Zbot variant poorly detected by AV engines

2014/06/18

Softpedia - (International) An AppRiver researcher discovered a variant of the Zeus/Zbot trojan being distributed in spam emails inside a password-protected .zip file, allowing it to evade many security programs and filters. The researcher reported that the malware was identified by 5 of 52 antivirus engines.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Password-Protected-Zbot-Variant-Poorly-Detected-by-AV-Engines-447373.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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