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Finfisher Malware

March 26, 2013  Malware News


Security professionals from the University of Toronto  discovered a type of cyber espionage malware that can intercept and record communications of Skype® software. Reportedly, the spyware also directs servers processing data to steal information, log keystrokes, turn webcams and microphones into surveillance devices and listen in on Skype® calls. Finfisher malware is primarily used against dissidents and political protesters, indicating it may have been developed as a government commission.

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