Thursday, November 17, 2011

Encrypted Spyware Foils Antivirus Programs

Attackers in Brazil have found a way to sneak around antivirus programs by using cryptography.... the virus writers behind this particular attack publishes new mirrors and new variants of the malware about every 2 days, though the encryption code has remained the same so far. This is certainly scary for anyone out there that values their private information, and I just hope that the antivirus software companies can keep up. (more)