Trojans/Info Stealing Keyloggers/Fast Flux Botnets
Attackers often hit the jackpot with information stealing bots and keyloggers that sit silently on systems and steal sensitive and financial data—all completely unbeknownst to the user. Security reports indicate that more than 700,000 pieces of new malware have already been detected since January. And if current malware trends continue, this type of data-stealing malware will more than double in 2009. One of the most notorious Trojans is Storm. Also known as Nuwar, the Storm is the most versatile malware on record. And it is thus far unstoppable. The bot's creators released thousands of variants and code-changing techniques, creating the largest peer-to-peer botnet in history.
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