However, getting the victim to download the payload is not a trivial matter. According to Hacked.com: “This can be the difficult part, especially with this particular piece of software, which clocks in at more than 20 megabytes. The victim will have to be somewhat dedicated in getting hold of it, but this can be achieved with relative ease if phony downloads of popular things are used. One idea to deploy this might be to simply make it seem to be a movie or something on a torrent site,” suggests writer and hardware hacker PH Madore.
"Anti-virus vendors are bound to come up with signatures eventually, but evading them by publishing new, packed builds would be trivial for the malware authors."
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