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Submission + - Spyware Gangs Merging, Planning 'Supertrojans' (foxnews.com)

Velcroman1 writes: Security experts warn that a new "supertrojan" is lurking in the cyber shadows, which may make ordinary viruses seem as harmless as the common cold. The two most forbidding pieces of spyware on the Net have James Bond-worthy names: SpyEye and ZeuSTwo. Once competing tools for cybercrooks, now they’re teaming up to form a hybrid being hailed as SpyZeuS — and security analysts warn companies and users to be on their guard. "Conventional security solutions will find it hard to detect and handle this type of new threat," wrote fraud expert Aviv Raff on his blog.

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