ISFB: Still Live and Kicking

  • Maciej Kotowicz CERT PL


ISFB is also known as Gozi2/Ursnif, sometimes Rovnix. ISFB reappeared in early 2013 attracting some attention from the research community and a lot of confusion in the naming convention and to what was being analyzed. Then suddenly, it went dark again. However, dark does not mean dead. With attention of the world focused on Dridex and Dyre, ISFB silently evolved, hiding from the spotlight to become one of the most complex and fully featured banking trojans out there In this paper, we break the silence surrounding ISFB, giving a full description of this malware capabilities which are beyond those of the average banking trojan: 4 ways of communicating with the CC, half a dozen tricks to steal your money, the ability to create movies of your activity and naturally numerous ways of manipulating your web traffic.


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How to Cite
KOTOWICZ, Maciej. ISFB: Still Live and Kicking. The Journal on Cybercrime & Digital Investigations, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, july 2017. ISSN 2494-2715. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 aug. 2017. doi:
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