Carberp Trojan Removes Antivirus Scanners, Other Malware from Host
eWeek.com, by Fahmida Rashid
The latest banking malware Carberp has gone through three versions
since it came on the scene last year and continues to add on new
A piece of banking malware is evolving more sophisticated capabilities to
stay hidden on victims' PCs, according to several security researchers.
The information-stealing malware Carberp, discovered last October, can steal
a range of data, disguise itself as a legitimate Windows file and remove any
antivirus software installed on the host, according to Seculert. As the latest
banking malware to emerge, it has been changing very rapidly and adding on new
features and capabilities, Seculert said.