Exploit kit with integrated AV checker
Posted on 01.12.2010
The latest version of the relatively new "Siberia Exploits Kit" has an interesting feature that must make it pretty popular among criminals - a built in AV checker:


With it, one can check which malware and exploit pages will get detected by which particular AV solution. Of course, the malware samples aren't uploaded Virus Total or a similar legitimate file checking service, since they forward them to the companies that manufacture those AV solutions.

M86 Security's experts looked into the code and discovered that the samples are uploaded to "scan4you.biz", an underground malware testing site that charges 0.15¢ for every file checked (or $25 for a one month license):








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