How SSL-evading Trojans work

Tuesday, 2 May 2006, 11:31 AM EST

SSL-evading Trojans bypass the secure and authenticated tunnel mechanisms that are the safety backbone of today's Internet banking and financial institutions. As with any Trojan, this type can do anything allowed by the user's security permissions.

There are three basic flavors of SSL-evading Trojan: credential-stealing, bogus SSL, and transaction-based.

At Computerworld.

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