Two Trend Micro zero-days exploited in the wild by hackers

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  1. mood

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    Two Trend Micro zero-days exploited in the wild by hackers
    Patches for both zero-days were released on Monday
    March 17, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/two-trend-micro-zero-days-exploited-in-the-wild-by-hackers/
     
  2. mood

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    Trend Micro Confirms In-the-Wild Zero-Day Attacks
    August 12, 2021
    https://www.securityweek.com/trend-micro-confirms-wild-zero-day-attacks
     
  3. gery

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    i am glad i moved back to norton
     
  4. wat0114

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    I'm glad I've never used the free license my employer provides.
     
  5. Bunkhouse Buck

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    I guess that 100% protection rating for Trend Micro from AV Comparatives (Real World Feb-May 2021) was not as 100% as they thought.
     
  6. IBK

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    Its completely different and unrelated thing - the detection rate over the malware set is not affected; furthermore, it seems the exploits affect their enterprise products and not the consumer product.
     
  7. gery

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    it can be true but it scares the hell out of you when you know the software that is supposed to protect you cant even protect itself........ncncncncncncn not good ...and it is not the first time ...this thing has been going on and on again ...... phew
     
  8. Minimalist

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    Well any AV can be exploited (even MD) so it's not a big problem for me. Of course if vendor patches it in timely manner.
     
  9. gery

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    how soon did this happen?
     
  10. Minimalist

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    I don't know how long it took them to patch it in this case, if that is what you are asking.
     
  11. Brummelchen

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    and that is the major essence of it all. the problem behind other antivirus than MD is, if the kernel has been broken the system is wide open, in case of defender its limited. attackers have all targets in sight, if it can be broken, it will be broken. any current exploit is tested against all antivirus and has success. so it does not really matter what you use if it happens to you.
     
  12. Minimalist

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    I don't know exactly what you mean by that but I remember reading about MD exploits in past that didn't seem to be limited by anything.
     
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