ESET research details a malware campaign, likely state-sponsored and active since at least early 2017, targeting PCs in EU and the Balkans with rootkits (Sean Gallagher/Ars Technica)

Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
ESET research details a malware campaign, likely state-sponsored and active since at least early 2017, targeting PCs in EU and the Balkans with rootkits  —  “LoJax” repurposed LoJack anti-theft agent as rootkit that could survive OS re-installs.  —  ESET Research has published a paper detailing …



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