Aviv Raff

Thousands of U.K. business computers have been infected by espionage malware using a custom protocol to communicate with its command and control servers. Researchers at Israeli security company Seculert added that the malware is still percolating with a number of capabilities yet to be deployed. The custom protocol has another unique element to it, in […]

Whatever else is said about malware authors, it’s becoming clearer and clearer of late that they are learning from their mistakes and adapting to new defensive tactics at an increasingly rapid rate. The latest example of this is a recently discovered version of the Carberp malware, which now includes a new encryption scheme and improved administrative capabilities.

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