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Newest ZeuS Has P2P Capabilities

By Vigilize | Friday, October 14, 2011 - One Comment

The newest version of ZeuS malware uses peer-to-peer (P2P) networks to transmit updates to infected machines, making the associated botnet more difficult to take down. The variant, known as Murofet, makes it more difficult for law enforcement and security researchers to track and disrupt associated command and control servers.

Read the rest of the article posted on ComputerWorld.com:    Zeus Trojan P2P Update Makes Take-Downs Harder


One Response to “Newest ZeuS Has P2P Capabilities”

Comment from Dan Hadaway
Time 10/14/2011 at 8:55 pm

Great find Bobbette! There was a lot said about Zeus at the recent IBA / CBAO IT Security Conference. I think (or hope?) the general consensus is that layered security is the best defense.

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