Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Patience Pays Off for Hackers in Web Security War

The hacker group behind the Coreflood Trojan has learned that patience pays, as it has stolen at least 463,582 user names and passwords while flying under the radar. At Black Hat, SecureWorks Director of Malware Research Joe Stewart discussed his research on the gang and how it has gone undetected.

LAS VEGAS—The creators of the Coreflood Trojan have managed to stick their digital hands into the pockets of victims for years. And they have done it largely under the radar, according to research revealed at the Black Hat conference here Aug. 6.

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