Malware peddlers have been spotted impersonating popular coffeehouse chain Starbucks in order to trick users into downloading a rootkit-equipped variant of the Zeus banking Trojan.
Researchers from German antivirus company G Data have discovered and analyzed a complex rootkit with spying capabilities and believe that it has been created and employed by Russian-speaking hackers working for a nation-state.
As expected, variants of the infamous Zeus banking Trojan are becoming more adept at hiding their presence from users and AV solutions, and at preventing malware analysis tools from examining them.
In the last few years, many different techniques have been introduced to analyse malicious binary executables.
ESET Rootkit Detector is a new security tool for OS X that scans for malicious kernel extensions attempting to change operating system behavior by hooking inside the OS.