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Sathurbot Trojan Found on Compromised WordPress Sites, Aims for Movie Pirates
7 April 2017, 1:55 am

Online piracy is here and it's clearly not going anywhere anytime soon. Some actors, however, are taking advantage of this and pushing a backdoor Trojan called Sathurbot into computers, infecting some 20,000 people thus far. 

According to security company ESET, this iteration of Sathurbot has been active since June last year. For the most part, it has been using illegal torrents as a way to deliver the trojan, more specifically pirated film downloads. At the same time, it is brute-forcing its way into WordPress sites with weak admin passwords to expands its distribution network. 

"It just might happen that your favorite search engine returns links to torrents on sites that normally have nothing to do with file sharing. They may, however, run WordPress and have simply been compromised," the ESET researchers explain. 

According to ESET's analysis, all the pages a... (read more)

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