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Thursday, 18 December 2008

Technical Report: "Learning More About the Underground Economy: A Case-Study of Keyloggers and Dropzones"

In the last few months, we analyzed quite a few malware samples that are related to stealing of banking credentials. These keyloggers are used by attackers to harvest sensitive information like credit cards numbers, username/password combinations and similar data from an infected machine. We developed some techniques to automatically find the dropzones, i.e., the server that is used by the bad guys to send the stolen information to.

Read and download the full report:

/edited to add, there's an update;

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