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Malware uses Windows product IDs to mix mutex

2015/03/11

The Register - (International) A security researcher at SANS discovered a new trojan dubbed "TreasureHunter" that uses Microsoft's Windows unique product identification numbers to create dynamic mutex values to avoid detection by anti-malware software and researchers.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/03/11/malware_mutex/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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