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German cop Trojan has 64-bit brother

Researchers at security vendor Kaspersky have discovered a version of the German R2D2 “Federal Trojan” that has a slightly longer list of targets and also supports the more secure 64-bit version of Windows.

Liam Tung | 20 Oct | Read more

Sony PSN hit by mass password attack

Attackers using a "massive" list of sign-in IDs and password pairs successfully gained access to 93,000 accounts on Sony’s PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment and Sony Entertainment Network.

Liam Tung | 13 Oct | Read more

Hackers reverse engineer German cop trojan

European ‘hacker club’, the Chaos Computer Club, has claimed to have reverse engineered a sample of German authorities’ lawful intercept malware, Quellen-TKÜ, and found that besides eavesdropping on Skype conversations it also captures screenshots and logs keystrokes.

Liam Tung | 10 Oct | Read more