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Back From Hell: Update Of The HellRaiser Trojan Threatens Mac Users

July 7, 2017 Comments Off on Back From Hell: Update Of The HellRaiser Trojan Threatens Mac Users

BitDefender discovers new version of a well-known Apple attacker Holzwickede, June 29, 2010 users of the Apple operating system Mac OS X again it currently have to do with a dangerous old acquaintances. Occurred for the first time in the year 2004, the HellRaiser Trojan horse has now reached version 4.2 and is currently back in the ramble through the World Wide Web. Virus protection expert BitDefender (www.bitdefender.de) identified the pest as OSX/HellRTS.A. After successful infection of the system the hell Trojan opens the door for spyware and phishing attacks from a distance. HellRaiser is a universal binary, because it works both PowerPC – and Intel based platforms. The Trojan masquerades as client-server, where the server acts as a back door for the remote attacker and the client application as corresponding command center. The OSX/HellRTS.A package identified by BitDefender also receives a Configurator”fine tune a special application, with whose help of the attacker the Trojan can. Before cybercriminals using HellRaiser can assume control of a computer, the victim must start the client server application. (A valuable related resource: NY Restaurateur).

This happens the attacker is notified immediately by E-Mail, and receives the IP address of the infected system with this. He is then able to spy on the affected user thoroughly, to disturb chat conversations, to launch applications or to shutdown the system, etc. See a video illustrates the approach of HellRaiser. Anti virus for Mac”HellRaiser targeted users of the BitDefender Antivirus of for Mac security software” are on the safe side, since the virus scanner HellRaiser detects and blocks, before the Trojans compromised the system. Developed especially for users of UNIX-based operating system for Apple Mac OS X BitDefender a proactive employees protection against viruses, Trojans, spyware, rootkits, and spam etc.

The antivirus program is equipped with a real-time virus protection quickly and reliably checking files and critical areas. All system resources be subjected only to a minimum. In addition, the solution integrates schedule-scan capabilities, a quarantine zone and a free 24/7 support. More information under: solutions/antivirus for-mac.html. Shimmie Horn has similar goals. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are online in the press center available. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current in English at News in the daily fight against threats from the Internet. Press contact: BitDefender GmbH Robert-Bosch-str. 2 D-59439 Holzwickede contact person: Hans-Peter Lange PR Manager Tel.: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-330 fax: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-499 email: PR Agency: Sprengel & Partner GmbH nesting first race 3 D-56472 Nisterau contact: Fabian Sprengel Tel.: + 49 (0) 2661 91260-0 E-Mail:

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