Thursday, 27 August 2015

Trainee Security Company FireEye Developed Malware

A trainee of the American security company FireEye has developed malware that cyber criminals Android phones infected and could control completely. It is a 20-year-old American who was arrested in July as part of an operation against the Darkode forum.

This was a great forum for cyber criminals. The American was active in this forum and sold here, along with a Dutch accomplice, his Dendroid malware. Facing a US judge the man known to be guilty and made his apologies to the victims of his malware. He also said that he would use his skills in the future to protect computer users. FireEye security company had already announced in July that the trainee was sued by the authorities.

The Dendroid malware was offered at a cost of $ 300. Once active on a machine could steal the malware files and text messages, take pictures, surf the history readout and record conversations without casualties this had passed. The American was in his own words over a year working on the development of the malware. If convicted, the men could be imprisoned up to 10 years and a fine of $ 250,000, so inform the AP and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The judge will rule on December 2.

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