The malicious program apparently allowed attackers “virtually unlimited privileges” on affected systems and was used by hackers to target online gamers for credential theft and in game purchase hijacking. Researchers say its definitely possible that “FiveSys” could be redirected towards other kinds of data theft, too. are malicious programs designed to allow criminals prolonged access to a particular server or device. With a rootkit, an attacker can remain embedded in a particular computer,...

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