APR 09 2011

Hydraq, a Trojan Back-Door Remote Controller

Internet security, Malware, Security, Trojan Horses

Image via Wikipedia Trojan Horse Win32/Hydraq.B is a Trojan horse virus with a back-door remote controller that allows the intruder to retrieve system and user information, shutdown or reboot the system, execute commands on a remote shell, download and execute an arbitrary file, then save it to %Temp%\mdm.exe, escalate user privilege, copy, move, or delete…

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APR 08 2011

Stuxnet, the first true Cyber-weapon targeting Infrastructure

Control system, Programmable logic controller, SCADA, Security, Stuxnet

Image via Wikipedia Image via Wikipedia Basic SCADA Win32/Stuxnet is almost certainly the most sophisticated virus yet developed for targeted attacks.  Stuxnet is parasite code that focuses on subverting SCADA systems, the automated monitoring and control systems of many modern manufacturing, production, power generation, transmission and distribution, fabrication, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, oil and gas refining and transmission, and…

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