Dismantling #Liberpy Botnet

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Research team in Latin America has been working on dismantling #Liberpy  - a 2000-strong HTTP-based botnet that targeted Venezuelan users that employed keyloggers for the purposes of identity theft. Read more about the analysis in ESET white paper available for download on: http://www.welivesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Operation-Liberpy-Keyloggers-in-Latin-America.pdf

“We focused on Operation Liberpy for more than eight months,” said Diego Perez Magallanes, Malware Researcher at ESET Latinoamerica who researched this complicated botnet. “It’s a great day when you can not only analyze and protect users against a threats like Liberpy, but also help to dismantle the operation, rendering it useless. We wanted to share our findings in this paper with the broader community, so we can all work together to stop these types of threats, wherever they are in the world.

Read more about Liberpy at WeLiveSecurity.com.Raphael Labaca Castro
Editor in Chief, WeLiveSecurity.com