September 2, 2011
Meet “Morto the Magic Worm”
In this week’s Websense Security Labs video, researchers Armin Buescher, Stephan Chenette and Gregory Newman introduce us to “Morto,” a very unusual worm spreading across networks. Unlike your typical PC malware, Trojan or Rogue AV, Morto is unique because of the curious and unusual ways in which it propagates. In this video, find out how Morto takes advantage of weak passwords to infiltrate and the atypical approach it takes to compromise additional hosts.
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