Thursday, 29 April 2010

Storm is Back

Yes Storm is back, its not the natural disaster but a cyber disaster which rocked the cyber world by sending 20% of spam worldwide. Yes I'm talking about the infamous Storm worm botnet.

Storm authors have created the new variant according to these analysis by Honeynet and CA.  According to these analysis the malware is using the same config file and file name. The malware is said to be wrapped with a additional layer of program to prevent it from Antivirus detection.
Storm worm is said to distribute spams related to usual pharmacy , adult websites and celebrity scans. If you are keen about malware working please go through the analysis,its worth a read.