New “F0xy” Malware Uses Clever Techniques to Stay Hidden

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://www.securityweek.com/new-“f0xy”-malware-uses-clever-techniques-stay-hidden
     
  2. Yuki2718

    Yuki2718 Registered Member

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    I think it is not the first time malware used SNS as C&C, neither usage of BITS.
     
  3. Rasheed187

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    I always disable BITS, it's a security risk.
     
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    Description of service says that system updates are not possible if service is disabled. Do you temporary enable it each time you update your system?
     
  6. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    Yes correct. But I have to admit that I don't update regularly. I only install updates once in a while, they sometimes do more bad than good.
     
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