The 7 Most Common RATS In Use Today
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User Rank: Ninja
8/31/2015 | 4:38:58 PM
Re: DarkComet RAT
I remember the days of Back Orfice 2000 and SubSeven and their modules. RATs have been around for a long time.

Detection was difficult then, and it still to this day the capability to detect RATs effectively has made little to no progress.

The focus has geared more towards the heuristic analysis of network traffic rather than the detection of RAT code itself.

Today a simple triple encode using Meterpreter for example can result in the payload dropping directing into RAM undetected.



User Rank: Ninja
8/31/2015 | 9:14:39 AM
Nuclear RAT is still widely used and very easy to operate. I am surprised this did not make the list.
User Rank: Apprentice
8/28/2015 | 5:31:33 PM
DarkComet RAT
Not only RAT's are hard to detect, any malicious programs are when the hacker behind can buy / code their own material to make it stealth and undetected.

I have code a poly crypter few years ago for my official penetration testing and still can make undetectable any programs including of course RAT's / Viruses / Worms etc..

btw great article!



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