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16.05.2018 - 14:17 [ zdnet.com ]

SynAck ransomware circumvents antivirus software through Doppelgänging technique

(8.5.2018) Process Doppelgänging was first revealed by enSilo researchers at Black Hat Europe in December last year.

The attack technique targets the Microsoft Windows operating system and is designed to circumvent traditional security software and antivirus solutions by exploiting how they interact with memory processes.

16.05.2018 - 12:46 [ theVerge.com ]

A Spy in the Machine

(21.1.2015) He changed his password, alerted his friend, and stopped using Facebook Messenger — but the intrusions kept coming.

In another instance, Moosa noticed that someone posing as him solicited his female Facebook friends for sex — part of an effort, it seemed, to blackmail or perhaps defame him in Bahrain’s conservative media. Facebook was only the beginning. Unbeknownst to him, Moosa’s phone and computer had been infected with a highly sophisticated piece of spyware, built and sold in secret. The implant effectively commandeered his digital existence, collecting everything he did or said online.