Symantec's Sykipot Analysis
Symantec has published an interesting article about the Trojan Sykipot and its operations. The Trojan has been around for some time now and attacks leveraged Adobe Acrobat's memory corruption vulnerability. These attacks are part of a long-running series of attacks using the Sykipot family of malware. Sykipot targeted various sectors using a unique identifier as if it was a legitimate marketing campaign. According to Symantec the server acting as a command and control (C&C) host and test platform was located at one of China's top ISPs.