By Vyacheslav ZakorzhevskyOn 20 March, Russian law enforcement agencies announced the arrest of a cybercriminal gang involved in stealing money using the Carberp Trojan. This is very good news, but unfortunately does not mark the end of the Carberp story.Evidently, those arrested were just one of the criminal gangs using the Trojan. At the same time, those who actually developed Carberp are still at large, openly selling the Trojan on cybercriminal forums.
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By Vyacheslav ZakorzhevskySince June 2011 we have seen a substantial decrease in the number of fake antivirus programs. Right now we are observing 10,000 daily attempts to infect users with Trojan-FakeAV; back in June the figures were 50-60,000.
By Vyacheslav ZakorzhevskyWe recently discovered a new bootkit, i.e. a malicious program which infects the hard drive’s boot sector. Kaspersky Lab detects it as Rookit.Win32.Fisp.a. The bootkit is distributed by Trojan-Downloader.NSIS.Agent.jd. The Trojan infects the computers of users who try to download a video clip from a fake Chinese porn site.