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Syrian Malware Team makes use of enhanced BlackWorm RAT

2014/08/29

SC Magazine - (International) FireEye researchers reported that a hacktivist group known as the Syrian Malware Team has used an enhanced version of the BlackWorm remote access trojan (RAT) known as "Dark Edition" in its campaigns. The new variant allows attackers to bypass user account control (UAC) features, spread itself over network drives, and disable firewalls.

Source: http://www.scmagazine.com/syrian-malware-team-makes-use-of-enhanced-blackworm-rat/article/368902/

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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