World's Stealthiest Rootkit Pushes DNS Hijacking Trojan

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World's Stealthiest Rootkit Pushes DNS Hijacking Trojan


  • DNS Changer dropped by TDSS

    One of the world's most advanced pieces of malware is being used to spread DNS Changer, a trojan at the heart of a massive click fraud scheme that has already hijacked 4 million PCs, security researchers said.

    Just a few days after federal prosecutors in the US shuttered the international conspiracy, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said they discovered DNS Changer is being spread by TDSS. The rootkit, as previously reported, is among the hardest to detect and remove and is often used as a means to install keyloggers, tools for attacking websites, and other malware.

    Article continued: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/14/tdss_drops_dns_changer/


     

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    www.dslreports.com/.../r26568587-FBI-asking-DNSchanger-victims-to-report-Operation-GhostClick