Scranos: New Rapidly Evolving Rootkit-Enabled Spyware Discovered

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A new powerful rootkit-enabled spyware operation has been discovered wherein hackers are distributing multifunctional malware disguised as cracked software or trojanized app posing as legitimate software like video players, drivers and even anti-virus products.

While the rootkit malware—dubbed Scranos—which was first discovered late last year, still appears to be a work in progress, it is

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