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The author of the infamous ZeuS crimeware toolkit may have handed over its development to a former rival in the banking Trojan development business. "Slavik" has handed over the ZeuS source code to SpyEye developer "Harderman", according to an investigation by security blogger and former Washington Post reporter Brian Krebs - …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Linux

    rootlet ?

    Rootkit shurly, and nary a mention that ZeuS only works on WIndows ..

    1. Ralph B
      Black Helicopters

      Facebook connection?

      And no connection between these Russian trojan development businesses and mail.ru's share ownerships in Facebook and Zynga ... ?

      Nah, of course not.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        FAIL

        Mail.ru and the trojan connection ?

        > And no connection between these Russian trojan development businesses and mail.ru's share ownerships in Facebook and Zynga ... ? Nah, of course not, Ralph B

        What exactly is your evidence for a connection between Mail.ru, Russian trojan developers, Zynga and Facebook - provide full citations.

    2. Tigra 07

      Rootlet?

      Am i right to assume a rootlet is a rootkit?

  2. TeeCee Gold badge
    Coat

    "...Slavik is no longer reachable for ZeuS-support questions..."

    Well if you will use closed-source software, this is one of the risks you are running.

    Presumably he wasn't keen on Escrow agreements either?

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