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Hacking Team surveillance malware masquerades as legitimate bookmark manager

2014/11/26

IDG News Service - (International) The developers of the Detekt tool reported that the Remote Control System (RCS) surveillance malware developed and sold by Italian company Hacking Team was found disguised as the legitimate Linkman bookmark management application. The certificate signing the malware was found in two fake Linkman samples containing RCS as well as in a third malware sample, and the certificate was revoked by its issuing authority.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2852753/hacking-team-surveillance-malware-masquerades-as-legitimate-bookmark-manager.html

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