tdss/tdl4 malware – the arms race continues

Interesting analysis of yet another botnet

The malware detected by Kaspersky Anti-Virus as TDSS is the most sophisticated threat today. TDSS uses a range of methods to evade signature, heuristic, and proactive detection, and uses encryption to facilitate communication between its bots and the botnet command and control center. TDSS also has a powerful rootkit component, which allows it to conceal the presence of any other types of malware in the system.

More evidence of the increasing sophistication of malware…

 

tdss/tdl4 malware – the arms race continues

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