New Trojan Threat Emerges2010-11-15 12:25 by Daniela
Tags: trojan, security, malware
Internet security specialist BitDefender has warned about the dangers of a new spying Trojan it describes as "a serious enemy" that can be used as a corporate spying tool.
In a statement, BitDefender says that Trojan.Spy.YEK sniffs for critical data and archives that may hold private information and sends them back to the attacker.
BitDefender Malware Researchers Doina Cosovan and Octavian Minea say that because Trojan.Spy.YEK has both spying and backdoor features, it is a serious enemy.
"A spying malware in the local network of a company means danger and unfortunately the number of such threats is constantly increasing," the researchers said.
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