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Crisis actually wants to be in your VM!

Unread postby Sludge3000 » August 22nd, 2012, 3:04 pm

Security watchers have discovered a virus strain that compromises VMware virtual machines as well as infecting Mac OS X and Windows computers and Windows Mobile devices. It demonstrates previously unseen capabilities in the process.

The Crisis malware typically arrives in a Java archive file (.jar) and is typically installed by posing as a Flash Player Java applet to trick a victim into opening it.

The archive contains executable files targeting Apple and Microsoft operating systems; the malware is able to detect which platform it is running on and serve up the correct variant.


Story @ The Register
Analysis @ Securelist
Analysis @ Symantec
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Re: Crisis actually wants to be in your VM!

Unread postby Sludge3000 » August 22nd, 2012, 3:04 pm

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