New self-protecting USB trojan able to avoid detection

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New self-protecting USB trojan able to avoid detection
« on: March 23, 2016, 03:54:44 PM »

A unique data-stealing trojan has been spotted on USB devices in the wild – and it is different from typical data-stealing malware. Each instance of this trojan relies on the particular USB device on which it is installed and it leaves no evidence on the compromised system. Moreover, it uses a very special mechanism to protect itself from being reproduced or copied, which makes it even harder to detect.

In this article we will examine the technical details of this interesting malware.
http://www.welivesecurity.com/2016/03/23/new-self-protecting-usb-trojan-able-to-avoid-detection/


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