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Realtek certificates for everybot?

Unread postby Sludge3000 » November 13th, 2010, 4:46 am

A new variant of the Lethic botnet agent comes signed with a digital certificate from the same firm whose identity was abused by the infamous Stuxnet industrial control system worm.

Lethic is a spam-spewing botnet that ranks relatively low in terms of compromised machines but bears a disproportionately high responsibility for the world's dodgy pharmaceuticals and replica watch junk mail. Takedown efforts at command and control systems back in January only provided a temporary respite from the deluge.


Full Story @ The Register
Analysis @ Zscaler Research
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Re: Realtek certificates for everybot?

Unread postby Sludge3000 » November 13th, 2010, 4:46 am

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