Bots may get cloak of encryption
By Joris Evers
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
Published: November 14, 2005, 6:05 PM PST
WASHINGTON--In their quest to retain control over hijacked PCs, cybercriminals will add encryption to their malicious software to avoid detection and removal, one expert predicted Monday.
In the near future, bots will include encryption to hide their presence from security and network sniffing tools often used to detect their presence, said Adam Meyers, an information assurance engineer at SRA International speaking at the Computer Security Institute conference...