Gameover Zeus malware returns stronger than ever

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    "Gameover Zeus malware returns stronger than ever

    "THE GAMEOVER ZEUS malware, which recently was the focus of a high profile takedown operation, has returned in the form of an evolved campaign sending out malicious spam messages.

    The evolved campaign was spotted by Malcovery Security, who reported its findings after noticing a number of malicious spam messages masquerading as legitimate emails from banks.......

    ..Malcovery reported the new Gameover Zeus botnet has a more robust infrastructure that makes it even more difficult to combat than the previous iteration.

    'The malware seems to have traded its Peer to Peer Infrastructure for a new Fast Flux hosted command and control (C&C) strategy,' the post said.

    'This discovery indicates that the criminals responsible for Gameover's distribution do not intend to give up on this botnet even after suffering one of the most expansive botnet takeovers/takedowns in history.'.....

    Full Story Here: http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2354883/gameover-zeus-malware-returns-stronger-than-ever
     
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