August 27, 2014, 2:53 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Bianca Stanescu

With the Ukrainian conflict in mind, an alleged hacker community from Russia installs data-stealing malware on users’ machines by pretending the software was designed to attack Western governments. Oddly enough, over 40 per cent of the infected servers are in … Continue reading

April 23, 2012, 4:28 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

A new bootkit-enhanced file infector is making the rounds and its design spells headaches for the unwary antimalware analyst.  Bitdefender researcher Mircea Pavel has the low-down: ‘Following the latest trend of adding bootkit functionalities to classic file infectors or trojans … Continue reading

January 10, 2011, 3:37 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by admin

“How to hide a malicious DLL? How about in plain sight?” One can easily imagine such thoughts going through the mind of whoever is churning out new versions of the Lavandos malware. After execution, the malware uses the Windows Registry … Continue reading

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