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Stegoloader malware hides in images on legit sites

2015/06/16

Infosecurity Magazine - (International) Security researchers from Dell SecureWorks released findings from a report warning of potential new trend in which malware uses digital stenography to evade detection and steal information from affected users via various configurable modules. [ed.: Another example of a difficult attack vector which application whitelisting protects against.]

Source: http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/stegoloader-malware-hides-in/

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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