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An unusual attack has been spotted in the wild, using an unexpected combination of threats. This attack used exploit kits (in particular Java and PDF exploits) to deliver file infectors onto vulnerable systems. Interestingly, these file infectors have information theft routines, which is a behavior not usually found among file infectors. These malware are part […]

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Recently, we discovered a threat that abuses the Encrypting File System (EFS), which Symantec detects as Backdoor.Tranwos. Not only is it trivial for program code to use EFS, it’s also very effective at preventing forensic analysis from accessing the contents of the file.The threat creates the folder %Temp%\s[RANDOM ASCII CHARACTERS] and then calls the EncryptFileW […]

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Noted for its stealth routine, PlugX and its developers now appear to be using several legitimate applications, in particular those used by Microsoft, Lenovo, and McAfee, in an effort to remain under the radar.PLUGX variants are known for its use of normal applications to load its malicious .DLL components. This .DLL hijacking technique is not […]

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