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Andromeda – An attack kill chain analysis

Posted: 28 Apr 2015 04:00 PM | uwang

The Andromeda botnet, initially discovered in late 2011, is a highly modular platform for malicious activity. While it consists of key loggers, rootkits, anti-VM, anti-debugging and proxy features, it is mostly used as a method to establish a reliable backdoor to further deliver additional malware. Recently...


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APT1: A Prevention Perspective

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 07:01 PM | Charles Renert

There's been increased interest in targeted attacks and advanced persistent threats in the news lately, from the intrusions on large media outlets and hacks on social networking sites to a recent detailed report of the tactics behind the infiltration of a sophisticated attack family dubbed "APT1"...


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