Zeus Malware Gets New Functionality
New versions include double decryption routines that haven't been seen before.
Kaspersky researcher Dmitry Tarakanov reports that new samples of the Zeus malware have appeared with additional features that weren't previously available.
"After the Zeus and SpyEye code bases were joined later last year -- which researchers confirmed through the appearance of versions of each tool that showed up with identical sections of code -- it was thought that Zeus as a standalone attack tool had breathed its last," writes threatpost's Dennis Fisher.
"However, that appears not to be the case," Fisher writes. "Researchers have found new versions that include double decryption routines not seen before, as well as an extra anti-analysis check."
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March 04, 2011
Between 50,000 and 200,000 copies of the malicious apps were downloaded by users.