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Polymorphic Malware Spawning Pseudo-Operating System Processes

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Date: 2020-09-10

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Vladimir Unterfingher

Category: cybersecurity forensics

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Polymorphic Malware Spawning Pseudo-Operating System Processes

Heimdal™ Security’s cybercrime research unit has recently uncovered a criminal infrastructure that employs multiple domains in order to release malware into the wild. Despite the domains being taken offline, per request, the malicious software distributed through them appears to elude any known simple behavioral-based detection methodology. This type of malicious activity, which has yet to be classified, focuses on machines running on multi-core architecture.

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Vladimir Unterfingher

PR and Communication Officer

Vladimir Unterfingher is cybersecurity specialist with Heimdal™ Security and his interests reside with ethical hacking, digital forensics, and cyber-criminal psychology. Although Vladimir’s has a background in humanities and social studies, his unbridled fascination with online security outpours into his writing.

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