World's nastiest trojan fools AV software

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by Triple Helix, Sep 19, 2009.

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  1. Triple Helix

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    While we wait for Joe to comment, I wonder if you've seen this Prevx blog post about Zeus and how to tell if you're infected with it.

    What really staggered me from The Register article was this:
     
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    We have no problems at all detecting them (and actually have been historically battling Zeus in many arenas: http://www.prevx.com/blog/137/Detecting-and-Removing-the-ZEUS-Banking-Trojan.html and http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSN1638118020070717)

    And now, with Prevx SafeOnline, Zeus is essentially a "thing of the past": http://pxnow.prevx.com/zeroL/SecureBrowserWhitePaper.pdf (If you look at pages 6-9, you'll see Prevx detecting Zeus but then even if the removal is ignored, letting the infection still run, Prevx protects the credentials of the user from the infection :))

    So while Zeus may be the Father of the Greek Gods in mythology, his malware counterpart certainly isn't more than a gnat to Prevx :)
     
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    Thanks Tony for the Blog link!

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  5. Triple Helix

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    Thanks Joe for the info! I will get the fly swatter out :D

    TH
     
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