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PLATINUM Hackers Hijack Windows Hotpatching to Stay Hidden

Discussion in 'The Hacker News' started by RSS, Apr 28, 2016.

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    In Brief The Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Hunting team detected that a cyber espionage group of hackers, known as PLATINUM, has found a way to turn the Windows's Hotpatching technique (a way of updating the operating system without requiring a restart) to hide its malware from Antivirus products. PLATINUM group has been active since 2009 and launching large-scale attacks

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