Two old pieces of malware are continuing to cause havoc all over the world. Zeus is impacting banks in 10 previously uninfected countries, and six countries including Germany, Sweden and Australia, are currently conducting a major international hunt for Blackshades malware buyers.
Considering the age of Zeus and Blackshades, why are they still such a problem?
Listen to episode 147 of our security slice podcast and hear Tim Erlin, Lamar Bailey and Tyler Reguly discuss the life cycle of malware, why older variants of malware can be the most dangerous, and why AV really is dead.
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