NEWS FROM THE LAB - Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Storm Still Alive Posted by Patrik @ 00:20 GMT

Despite reports of Storm being killed off, it's still very much alive. As recently as earlier today we saw an upswing in e-mails being sent out attempting to trick people into visiting Storm sites such as the one below.

Storm May 2008

While the Storm botnet certainly isn't as big as it used to be, it's definitely one of the most persistent botnets we've ever seen… and we've not seen the last of it.

P.S. Nowadays Storm drops a filed called "farkrish.exe" to the system… we wonder if that means something in some language?