Author Topic: Zeus Author Protects Code with Hardware-Based Licensing System  (Read 1955 times)

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Hermite15

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the following may be hard to believe, read for yourself:

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The latest version of ZeuS as of this date is 1.3.4.x and is privately sold.  The author has gone to great lengths to protect this version using a Hardware-based Licensing System. The author of Zeus has created a hardware-based licensing system for the Zeus Builder kit that you can only run on one computer. Once you run it, you get a code from the specific computer, and then the author gives you a key just for that computer.  This is the first time we have seen this level of control for malware. 
http://www.secureworks.com/research/threats/zeus/?threat=zeus
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/03/12/new_zeus_features/

wonder if you get a discount for two/three PCs  :D