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"My AV is uselss", well it is now!

Unread postby Sludge3000 » May 8th, 2010, 2:58 am

Researchers say they've devised a way to bypass protections built in to dozens of the most popular desktop anti-virus products, including those offered by McAfee, Trend Micro, AVG, and BitDefender.

The method, developed by software security researchers at matousec.com, works by exploiting the driver hooks the anti-virus programs bury deep inside the Windows operating system. In essence, it works by sending them a sample of benign code that passes their security checks and then, before it's executed, swaps it out with a malicious payload.

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Re: "My AV is uselss", well it is now!

Unread postby Elrond » May 12th, 2010, 12:34 pm

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