News: New Variant of Zeus Trojan Loses Reliance On C&C Server

New Variant of Zeus Trojan Loses Reliance On C&C Server

This week, researchers from Symantec shared information on the recent discovery of a new variant of the Zeus Trojan. This new variant of the popular and ever-changing banking Trojan makes use of P2P communication exclusively, making the botnet have no single point of failure and ensuring it can be kept alive and gathering data that the cybercriminal can profit from. In other words, this new variant requires no central Command-and-Control server to control the bots.

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so, is it completely autonomous?

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