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Malware exploits BITS to retain foothold on Windows systems

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 7, 2016.

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    If you’re sure that you have cleaned your system of malware, but you keep seeing malware-related network alerts, it’s possible that at some point you’ve been hit with malware that uses Windows’ BITS to schedule malicious downloads. BITS – Background Intelligent Transfer Service – is a native Windows tool that facilitates file transfers and it’s used by the OS and some third-party software to retrieve updates. But it’s also sometimes exploited by attackers and malware … More →

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