Malware scrambles to evade defenses

Friday, 8 September 2006, 11:05 AM EST

A Trojan horse program designed to compromise systems uses the Microsoft Windows' Encrypted File System to scramble its payload and evade detection, warned a researcher at security firm McAfee this week.

The attack tool consists of two main components, a dialer known as Qdial-45 and an encrypted downloader known as Spy-Agent.bf.

At SecurityFocus.

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