New P2P botnet soon available for sale

By | March 7, 2012

Source: Help Net Security

In this article “The development of a new botnet that will rely on a decentralized architecture based on P2P technology is nearing completion and will soon be offered for sale for a sum of $8000 on a number of underground hacking forums, reports The Hacker News.

Announced by its developer, an individual that goes by the handle “TheGrimReap3r”, this decentralized “Thor” botnet will supposedly work on Win 2000+, Win XP SP0/SP1/SP2/SP3, Win Vista SP0/SP1/SP2, Win 7 SP0/SP1 and will support x86 and x64 systems.

The buyers will also have to pay extra if they want to receive additional modules such as a form grabber, keylogger/password stealer, mass mailer, advanced bootkiller and a DDoS module. They will also be able to write their own modules.”

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