An SSL trojan unmasked

Thursday, 4 May 2006, 1:03 AM EST

As mentioned in last week’s column, I was recently sent an SSL Trojan from a security consultant assisting a bank with a large online presence. This particular SSL Trojan had installed itself on more than 100 of the bank customers' computers. The most interesting part was that the Trojan could insert itself in the SSL connection between the customer’s browser and the bank’s SSL Web site. I made a weak attempt to disassemble the Trojan, followed by executing it on my specially configured analysis virtual machine computer.

At InfoWorld.

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