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New "F0xy" malware uses clever techniques to stay hidden


Securityweek - (International) Websense researchers discovered a new piece of malware that uses legitimate Web sites and services to minimize its detection so it can download a crypto-currency miner onto an infected machine. Earlier versions of the malware worked solely on Windows Vista and later versions of Microsoft's operating system, while the most recent variants will also run on Windows XP.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:19