Malware that embeds a null character in its code can bypass security scans performed by the Anti-Malware Scan Interface (AMSI) on Windows 10 boxes.
Ironically on what has become known as Safer Internet Day, users of Bitdefender Antivirus are reporting today that the security software has suddenly stopped working. After installing an update, Bitdefender users are seeing errors that state "The Bitdefender Security Service (vsserv.exe) is unavailable".
It's been a bad week for two of the world's biggest vendors of enterprise hardware and software — Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks. Both companies fixed security issues this week affecting some of their most popular products, with some bugs being quite intrusive and dangerous.
President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law on Tuesday that also includes a clause that officially bans the use of Kaspersky products on US federal government computers.
Today, at the Black Hat Europe 2017 security conference in London, two security researchers from cyber-security firm enSilo have described a new code injection technique called "Process Doppelgänging."
A branch of the UK intelligence forces has sent out a letter to UK government departments and agencies about the use of Russian antivirus software to protect computers that store classified information.
Google has laid out a plan for blocking third-party applications from injecting code into the Chrome browser.
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Several antivirus products are affected by a design flaw that allows malware or a local attacker to abuse the "restore from quarantine" feature to send previously detected malware to sensitive areas of the user's operating system, helping the malware gain boot persistence with elevated privileges.
Google's new Play Protect security system did not survive its first real-world tests, and the system was ranked dead last in an experiment carried out by German antivirus testing lab AV-Test.
Security researchers from CyberArk have discovered a new technique that allows malware to bypass Windows Defender, the standard security software that comes included with all Windows operating systems.
Google removed — and then reinstated — one of the most popular mobile antivirus apps on the Play Store after security firm Check Point discovered that the app was secretly collecting device data from users' smartphones.
Avast, today's largest vendor of security software, has acquired Piriform, a UK-based company that is behind many successful desktop and mobile apps, such as CCleaner, Recuva, Speccy, and Defraggler.
Ruslans Bondars and Jurijs Martisevs, two Latvian citizens, are facing charges in the US for running a portal that allowed cybercrooks to scan and see if their malware was detected by antivirus software.
Russian lawmakers are drafting a bill that would prohibit the use of Western antivirus products inside the country. If approved, the law will come into effect by mid-2019.
Europol announced today that police across Europe arrested six users who were customers of a malware crypter service and a counter anti-virus platform developed by a 22-year-old German man.
In an article published yesterday, ABC News cited congressional sources who claimed the Senate Intelligence Committee had started an investigation into Kaspersky Lab's relationship with the Russian government.
The Webroot antivirus went berserk yesterday late afternoon, as it flagged core Windows system files as malicious, and even started moving some of the affected files into quarantine, trashing customer computers.