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Mysterious Avatar rootkit with API, SDK, and Yahoo Groups for C&C communication

Mysterious Avatar rootkit with API, SDK, and Yahoo Groups for C&C communication

May 02, 2013Anonymous
Early 2012 ESET company a mysterious malware, dubbed the Avatar rootkit (Win32/Rootkit.Avatar), advertised in the underground forums by R...
Cybersecurity Researchers Spotted First-Ever UEFI Rootkit in the Wild

Cybersecurity Researchers Spotted First-Ever UEFI Rootkit in the Wild

September 27, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cybersecurity researchers at ESET have unveiled what they claim to be the first-ever UEFI rootkit being used in the wild, allowing hacker...
New GPU-based Linux Rootkit and Keylogger with Excellent Stealth and Computing Power

New GPU-based Linux Rootkit and Keylogger with Excellent Stealth and Computing Power

May 08, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The world of hacking has become more organized and reliable over recent years and so the techniques of hackers. Nowadays, attackers ...
Stuxnet's Son "Duqu" Removal Tool released by Bitdefender

Stuxnet's Son "Duqu" Removal Tool released by Bitdefender

October 21, 2011Mohit Kumar
Stuxnet's Son " Duqu " Removal Tool released by Bitdefender Rootkit.Duqu is a new e-threat that combines the technology of the...
Yahoo Email Spying Scandal — Here's Everything that has Happened So Far

Yahoo Email Spying Scandal — Here's Everything that has Happened So Far

October 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Today Yahoo! is all over the Internet, but in a way the company would never have expected. It all started days ago when Reuters cited s...
Hacking Team Spyware preloaded with UEFI BIOS Rootkit to Hide Itself

Hacking Team Spyware preloaded with UEFI BIOS Rootkit to Hide Itself

July 14, 2015Mohit Kumar
Last Week someone just hacked the infamous Hacking Team , The Italy-based cyber weapons manufacturer and leaked a huge trove of 400GB in...
ZeuS Botnet Updating Infected Systems with Rootkit-Equipped Trojan

ZeuS Botnet Updating Infected Systems with Rootkit-Equipped Trojan

April 21, 2014Wang Wei
ZeuS , or Zbot is one of the oldest families of financial malware , it is a Trojan horse capable to carry out various malicious and crim...
New Linux Rootkit Attacks Internet Users

New Linux Rootkit Attacks Internet Users

December 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered what appears to be an experimental Linux rootkit designed to infect its highly select victims durin...
Android Clickjacking Rootkit Demonstrated

Android Clickjacking Rootkit Demonstrated

July 04, 2012Mohit Kumar
Android Clickjacking Rootkit Demonstrated Mobile security researchers have identified an aspect of Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and e...
RKAnalyzer - kernel level rootkit analyzer !

RKAnalyzer - kernel level rootkit analyzer !

May 19, 2011Mohit Kumar
RKAnalyzer - kernel level rootkit analyzer ! RKAnalyzer is a kernel level rootkit analyzer and defender using Hardware Virtualization Tec...
Dangerous Rootkit found Pre-Installed on nearly 3 Million Android Phones

Dangerous Rootkit found Pre-Installed on nearly 3 Million Android Phones

November 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Here's some bad news for Android users again. Nearly 3 Million Android devices worldwide are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MITM)...
Apple Mac OSX Zero-Day Bug Allows Hackers to Install RootKit Malware

Apple Mac OSX Zero-Day Bug Allows Hackers to Install RootKit Malware

June 01, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A zero-day software vulnerability discovered deep in the firmware of many Apple computers could allows an attacker to modify the system’...
Rootkit Hunter - Rootkit scanning tool

Rootkit Hunter - Rootkit scanning tool

September 10, 2011Mohit Kumar
Rootkit Hunter - Rootkit scanning tool Rootkit scanner is scanning tool to ensure you for about 99.9%* you're clean of nasty tools. Th...
Rootkit.com database leaked by Anonymous Hackers, Available for Download !

Rootkit.com database leaked by Anonymous Hackers, Available for Download !

February 10, 2011Mohit Kumar
On February 6, 2011, as part of their attack on HBGary , the Anonymous group social engineered administrator of rootkit.com , Jussi Jaakona...
Beware of Zeus Banking Trojan Signed With Valid Digital Signature

Beware of Zeus Banking Trojan Signed With Valid Digital Signature

April 06, 2014Anonymous
A new dangerous variant of ZeuS Banking Trojan has been identified by Comodo AV labs which is signed by stolen Digital Certificate whi...
Uroburos Rootkit: Most sophisticated 3-year-old Russian Cyber Espionage Campaign

Uroburos Rootkit: Most sophisticated 3-year-old Russian Cyber Espionage Campaign

March 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Continuous Growth of spyware, their existence, and the criminals who produce & spread them are increasing tremendously. It’s dif...
3 New CIA-developed Hacking Tools For MacOS & Linux Exposed

3 New CIA-developed Hacking Tools For MacOS & Linux Exposed

July 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
WikiLeaks has just published a new set of classified documents linked to another CIA project, dubbed ' Imperial ,' which reveals det...
Lenovo Caught Using Rootkit to Secretly Install Unremovable Software

Lenovo Caught Using Rootkit to Secretly Install Unremovable Software

August 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Two years ago Chinese firm Lenovo got banned from supplying equipment for networks of the intelligence and defense services various cou...
RootRepeal – Rootkit Detector v1.3.5 Download Now

RootRepeal – Rootkit Detector v1.3.5 Download Now

July 13, 2011Mohit Kumar
RootRepeal – Rootkit Detector v1.3.5 Download Now RootRepeal is a new rootkit detector currently in public beta.  It is designed with t...
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