MigmafMigrant Mafia (Trojan computer program)
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Hackers and unscrupulous business owners are now leveraging malware such as Migmaf to hijack other computers to carry out illicit purposes, such as anonymously hosting porn pages, acting as spam relays, or acting as intermediaries for financial scams.
Experts quoted in the New York Times article who examined the IP addresses of the infected computers believe the Migmaf trojan has hijacked approximately 1,000 unsuspecting hosts.
When an unauthorized executable such as Migmaf attempts to modify or load on a system, ImmuneEngine immediately deletes the offending executable and restores the system back to its original state.