New Citadel trojan costs more, but allows for easier updates
Code writers behind the latest Citadel trojan, dubbed the “Rain Edition,” have added advanced features and significantly boosted the price tag of the malware.
The new iteration includes a feature, called “Dynamic Config,” which allows botmasters easier access to compromised victims’ machines by updating the malware’s configuration file immediately. Configuration files are used by owners of command-and-control servers to communicate malicious instructions to hacked PCs under their control.
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