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Steganography: A Safe Haven for Malware

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Nov
2017
Steganography: A Safe Haven for Malware

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Steganography, or the practice of concealing a file, message, image or video within another file, message, image or video, may be an older technique, but it continues to be an incredibly versatile and effective method for obscuring or hiding information in plain sight.

In 2017, IBM X-Force has identified three different malware samples in network attacks containing cryptocurrency CPU-mining tools hidden within fake image files.

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