Posts tagged zero day

Vinsula Execution Engine Analysis of Venomous Snake Zero-Day Malware – CopyHook.131019.A

Malware authors frequently seek code-execution methods that not only evade detection by AV software but also cover tracks and remove evidence that could reveal the origins of the malicious code.  Different methods exist for achieving these objectives, and the high degree of extensibility in Windows provides plenty of options for the bad guys to exploit. (more…)

Catching a Headless Horseman (or analysis of Trojan.Downloader.1301007.C-Jottix)

Defeating security controls in antivirus and anti-malware systems is a common goal among malware authors. There are many sophisticated techniques and an incredible level of creativity with regard to methods of defeating these systems coming from those on “the other side of the fence.” (more…)

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