Security researchers at enSilo recently released a novel code injection technique for Windows known as ‘Atom Bombing’. This is so called because it exploits Windows atom tables and Async procedure calls (APC) to evade detection by many common security solutions.
Here at Avecto we believe that security products should be secure by design, meaning that they are designed from the ground up to be secure. A key principle is that you should be able to share details of the design without compromising its security, as opposed to security by obscurity, where you are reliant on keeping the solution secret to prevent a compromise.
Since the popular Angler Exploit Kit started delivering Poweliks file less malware in late 2014 malware authors have been turning to this technique to bypass detection and infect systems.
As America recovers from Turkey overload this Thanksgiving, thrifty shoppers are dusting off their credit cards to satisfy an altogether different appetite - the appetite for a bargain. With Black Friday already upon us and Cyber Monday just around the corner, online retailers are offering their most tempting holiday deals.
Last year, 73% of the UK population accessed the internet every day, according to figures from the ONS, and in our workplaces, more and more time is spent online.