Definitions Edit

Crypter is

[s]oftware that can encrypt executable (.exe) files. Crypters can be used to encrypt viruses, RATs, keyloggers, spyware, etc. to make them undetectable from antivirus systems.[1]
a type of software that can encrypt, obfuscate, and manipulate malware, to make it harder to detect by security programs. It is used by cybercriminals to create malware that can bypass security programs by presenting itself as a harmless program until it gets installed.[2]

References Edit

  1. Markets for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data, at 48.
  2. Trend Micro, Definition (full-text).

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