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Zeus Attackers Turned the Tables On Researchers

November 4th, 2010 11:02 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

ancientribe writes “The attackers behind a recent Zeus Trojan exploit that targeted quarterly federal taxpayers who file electronically also set up a trap for researchers investigating the attack as well as their competing cybercrime gangs. They fed them a phony administrative panel with fake statistics on the number of Zeus-infected machines, as well as phony ‘botnet’ software that actually gathers intelligence on the researcher or competitor who downloads it.”

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