Win32/Hodprot

Rovnix bootkit framework updated

Changes in the threatscape as regards exploitation of 64-bit systems, exemplified by the latest modifications to the Rovnix bootkit.

All Carberp botnet organizers arrested

Carberp is a unique case, with all the guys who organized really big botnets and made big profits (millions of US dollars) being arrested.

Carberp and Hodprot: six more gang members held

Group-IB and ESET Russia assisted in the investigation that led to the arrest of 6 people suspected of stealing 125m roubles from bank customers in Russia .

Carberp Gang Evolution: CARO 2012 presentation

The latest research on the Win32 Carberp gang and the technicalities and evolution of the malware, as presented at CARO 2012.

ESET July Threat Report

There is some pretty interesting content in ESET’s Threat Report for July.

Win32/Hodprot: Hot off the Press

A week or so ago we promised you a full paper expanding on our Hodprot is a Hotshot blog. That paper is now available.

Hodprot is a Hotshot

In their presentation “Cybercrime in Russia: Trends and issues” at CARO2011 — one of the best presentations of the workshop, in my unbiased opinion ;-) — Robert Lipovsky, Aleksandr Matrosov and Dmitry Volkov mentioned the Win32/Hodprot malware family, which seems to be undergoing something of a resurgence.

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