Tag: TDSS

Pay-Per-Install Analysis – Part One

What is Pay-Per-Install(PPI)? Pay-Per-Install is a system where people get paid for installation of software, 9 times out of 10 without the knowledge of the end-user.  The amount the affiliate gets paid depends which country the victim is in, countries like USA normally get the highest rates, while other less-known countries ...
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TDSS Trojan spreading through social networks

Users have reported to us another case of a massive blackhat SEO strategy used to redirect traffic to infected websites with the objective to infect users with the popular and very dangerous TDSS Trojan. Blackhat SEO strategy targeted most popular video streaming websites such as youtube, metacafe, etc. and the malicious files t...
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Rustock Rootkit Variants and TDSServ Kit

Analysis Content: Rustock Rootkit Variants and TDSServ Kit Released: 21.12.2008 Author of Analysis: Robert (robert@novirusthanks.org) Sample submitted by: Steve (steve@novirusthanks.org) Thanks to: Fyyre (www.fyyre.net) Website: http://www.novirusthanks.org Today we will analyze another rustock rootkit variant and the famous TDS...
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