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en:it:opera_tor_malware [2017-10-17 04:19]
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en:it:opera_tor_malware [2017-10-19 03:54] (current)
Heikki Siltala
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 ====== Opera browser wild on opening sockets and listening on port 9050 ====== ====== Opera browser wild on opening sockets and listening on port 9050 ======
  
-<WRAP info>The strange behavior of Opera browser described in this text was caused by ZeuS malware that dynamically injected its code to Opera process. There was and is nothing wrong with Opera browser itself. [[en:​it:​the_zeus_malware_incident|There is now a separate text describing the ZeuS incident]].</​WRAP>​+<WRAP info>The strange behavior of Opera browser described in this text happened in 2013 and was caused by ZeuS malware that dynamically injected its code to Opera process. There was and is nothing wrong with Opera browser itself. [[en:​it:​the_zeus_malware_incident|There is now a separate text describing the ZeuS incident]].</​WRAP>​
  
 I encountered an interesting incident on my Windows 7 home computer. I started to have issues: it seemed that internet connection started to drop. It happened once in a while and rebooting the computer resolved the issue. When the issue continued to come back I started investigating. I encountered an interesting incident on my Windows 7 home computer. I started to have issues: it seemed that internet connection started to drop. It happened once in a while and rebooting the computer resolved the issue. When the issue continued to come back I started investigating.