Reverse engineering the first Pocket PC trojan

Monday, 11 October 2004, 9:07 PM EST

We're going to present a detailed analysis of Brador, the inaugural Trojan horse for the Windows Mobile operating system.

We weren't the first to discover Brador. We actually had a difficult time getting our hands on it. The author of WinCE4.Dust sent it to all antivirus (AV) companies, including ours (Airscanner). However, Brador was written by a different author, from Russia, who reportedly released it to only a select few "big" AV companies. As a smaller company that focuses exclusively on Windows Mobile antivirus software, we were left out in the cold.

By Cyrus Peikari, Seth Fogie, Ratter/29A and Jonathan Read at Inform IT.

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