07 Dec '12, 9pm

Trojan Disguised as Trend Micro Component Drops BitCoin Miner App

We recently encountered a file and noticed the following properties (see below). For the untrained eye, this file can be mistaken as a Trend Micro product/component. But during our analysis, this file is actually a Trojan in disguise. We believe that by spoofing Trend Micro properties, the people behind this threat are hoping to trick unwitting users into executing the file. This malware is already detected by Trend Micro as TROJ_RIMECUD.AJL.

Full article: http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligenc...

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