Tag Archives: Orcus RAT

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    Orcus RAT Author Charged In Malware Scheme

    In July 2016, KrebsOnSecurity published a story identifying a Toronto man as the author of the Orcus RAT, a software product that’s been marketed on underground forums and used in countless malware attacks since its creation in 2015. This week, Canadian authorities criminally charged him with orchestrating an international malware scheme. An advertisement for Orcus […]

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    Is Popular Remote Admin Tool Actually a Remote Access Trojan

    Security expert and leading investigative journalist Brian Krebs, in collaboration with security professional Daniel Gallagher, has recently discovered that a popular remote administration tool known as “Orcus RAT” is actually exhibiting the sort of behavior which is generally associated with a remote access trojan – a nasty piece of malware. [RAT: Wikipedia] Brian tells the […]