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Trojan.Netview: A dangerous trojan

by Donna Buenaventura / October 22, 2007 4:22 AM PDT

"With all the hoopla these days surrounding the "Storm Worm", our Research Team feels that there are some EXTREMELY DANGEROUS threats out there that are being overlooked. One such threat is Trojan.Netview. You may recall that it was observed being installed during the Bank of India hack.

One variant that we have recently found being distributed is actually detected quite well. Some appear to be general heuristic detections, but the malware itself is over one month old so most antivirus companies should be detecting it by now. It is interesting, however, that no attempts have been made to change it's signature in order to defeat security software.

While detection by major antivirus companies is good, there are still several factors that make this Trojan extremely dangerous."

Read more at http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2007/10/trojannetview-dangerous-trojan.html

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