Researchers Turn Antivirus Software Into Destructive Tools

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by mood, Apr 23, 2020.

  1. mood

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    Researchers Turn Antivirus Software Into Destructive Tools
    A vulnerability impacting nearly all antivirus products
    April 23, 2020
    https://www.securityweek.com/researchers-turn-antivirus-software-destructive-tools
    RACK911 Labs: Exploiting (Almost) Every Antivirus Software
     
  2. JohnBurns

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    What are the exceptions? Per the article, "Most of the antivirus vendors have fixed their products with a few unfortunate exceptions."
     
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    Updated (April 24, 2020):
     
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    Symlink race bugs discovered in 28 antivirus products
    Most products have patched, researchers said, without naming the ones who skipped
    April 24, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/symlink-race-bugs-discovered-in-28-antivirus-products/
     
  5. Azure Phoenix

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    From what I understand, this seems to be case as to why antiviruses need to have good web protection.
     
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