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Submission + - Critical flaw found in virtually all AV software (theregister.co.uk) 1

Securityemo writes: "The Register is running an article about a new method to bypass antivirus software, discovered by Maltousec. By sending benign code to the antivirus driver hooks, and switching it out for malicious code at the last moment, the antivirus can be completely bypassed. This attack is apparently much more reliable on multi-core systems. Link to original article here."
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Critical flaw found in virtually all AV software

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  • Bogs the damn system down and causes more problems then it's worth. It's much better to have a simple air gap between my computer and the net. Then I can't be infected because I'm always in the basement.

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