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Phishers always try to find new ways to bypass security features and trick ‘educated’ users. Over the years we have seen simplistic phishing attempts where the required information had to be typed into the e-mail body. This worked at that time because phishing was new and hardly anyone had a notion of the implications. Later, […]

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Shortly after Microsoft’s release of Windows 8 Developer Preview, I read an article mentioning the mechanism to prevent ROP (Return Oriented Programming) on Windows 8 and the way to bypass it. Accordingly, I have experimented and provided a ROP chain which could be used for any ROP exploit codes on Windows 8. Let’s talk about […]

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The new variant of Bootkit.Trup is making rounds, which is updated to protect the infected MBR. The encryption used in Bootkit.Trup.B is very similar to its old variant “Bootkit.Trup.A” which is simple rotate right (ROR) operation. It gets Drive geometry of the infected disk and then calculates position near end of the partition to store […]

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