New self-protecting USB trojan able to avoid detection

A unique data-stealing trojan has been spotted on USB devices in the wild – and it is different from typical data-stealing malware. Each instance of this trojan relies on the particular USB device on which it is installed and it leaves no evidence on the compromised system. Moreover, it uses a very special mechanism to protect … More New self-protecting USB trojan able to avoid detection

ESET discovers new USB-based data stealing malware

Tomas Gardon, a malware analyst at ESET, explains why a trojan, detected by ESET as Win32/PSW.Stealer.NAI – and dubbed USB Thief – is worth knowing about. “The USB Thief is, in many aspects different from the more common malware types that we’re used to seeing flooding the internet,” Mr. Gardon notes. “This one uses only … More ESET discovers new USB-based data stealing malware