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Antimalware researchers Marius Tivadar and Cristian Istrate are back, this time with an update on the infamous CPD bootkit family:

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Many new variants of the same bootkits are created simply to avoid detection. Bitdefender anti-malware researchers Cristian Istrate and Marius Tivadar have created a small write-up on the evolution and current status of the Mayachok bootkit: The first version started with its malicious code placed directly in the 15 sectors following the Boot Sector (variant […]

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It’s quite common for bootkit malware to modify the Master Boot Record (MBR), Volume Boot Record (VBR) and even BIOS but we were unaware of anything more innovative.Last week however, we found a new bootkit sample in China, which appeared to be a bit different from other bootkits. It behaved abnormally in its MBR’s 512 […]

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