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Zbot variant poorly detected by AV engines


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.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:37