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Mutating Javascript Malware

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#1 quietman7


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Posted 06 August 2007 - 12:20 PM

Hackers are using a new technique to infect desktop PCs via compromised websites, while avoiding antivirus detectors,...researchers found that the server deploying the malicious Javascript was heavily modifying it - "obfuscating" it - so as to be undetectable by antivirus detectors...the obfuscations were generated randomly and on the fly...The technique makes the script code in effect undetectable by common types of malware scanners...


SANS Diary: Raising the bar: dynamic JavaScript obfuscation

Edited by quietman7, 06 August 2007 - 12:44 PM.

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