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Taking off the Blackshades

Are we finally free from the threat of RATs or is it only a matter of time before another tool occupies Blackshades’ throne?

A Week in Security (May 18 – 24)

A weekly roundup of the top security news for May 18 – 24.

A RAT in Bird’s clothing

A spam campaign has been linking US Government feelings on Bitcoin to a fake news site that infects the user with privacy invading malware.

BlackShades Co-Creator Arrested!

Last week, it was announced that one of the creators of BlackShades NET Remote Access Trojan was arrested along with 23 others in an international assault against cybercrime. As you recall from previous blogs posted on Unpacked, we have given you, the reader, an in-depth look into what kind of dangers are presented by the […]

BlackShades in Syria

As reported by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) earlier this week, a new Trojan is being spread to Syrian activists in an attempt to employ electronic surveillance on the group and its members.  This Trojan is none other than the BlackShades RAT I blogged about last week as Part 2 of a series on different […]

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