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Registry-residing malware creates no file for antivirus to scan

2014/08/04

Softpedia - (International) A researcher with GData published details of a new type of malware dubbed Poweliks that can avoid detection by antivirus programs by not creating any file on the disk, performing its functions instead in the system memory, and making the registry key unavailable to the Registry Editor.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Registry-Residing-Malware-Creates-No-File-for-Antivirus-To-Scan-453374.shtml

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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