Windows 10: DoubleAgent zero-day hijacks Microsoft tool to turn antivirus into malware

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Windows 10: DoubleAgent zero-day hijacks Microsoft tool to turn antivirus into malware

Post by Mantari » Sat, 25 Mar 2017, 09:39

Hi
reading this article (link below) regarding this "DoubleAgent" zero-day attack it states that an attack called DoubleAgent uses a Windows bug-fixing tool to turn antivirus into malware.

In the list of antivirus products compromised is Panda

http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10 ... o-malware/


Are you aware of this?

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Re: Windows 10: DoubleAgent zero-day hijacks Microsoft tool to turn antivirus into malware

Post by Shinojmkd » Mon, 27 Mar 2017, 06:58

here are the codes and methods of this attack, please add a patch soon...

https://cybellum.com/doubleagentzero-da ... technique/

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Re: Windows 10: DoubleAgent zero-day hijacks Microsoft tool to turn antivirus into malware

Post by VirusBuster » Wed, 03 May 2017, 11:49

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Re: Windows 10: DoubleAgent zero-day hijacks Microsoft tool to turn antivirus into malware

Post by Mantari » Sat, 13 May 2017, 09:46

has this not been rolled-out automatically as a fix/update to all machines?

or Panda updated as a download to include this fix?

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Re: Windows 10: DoubleAgent zero-day hijacks Microsoft tool to turn antivirus into malware

Post by copperzinc » Tue, 16 May 2017, 05:22

I'm also interested in this. I tried to download and install the patch. However it stuck at 100%. The AV turns off automatically and CPU is stuck at 25% cpu load until I reboot. After reboot the AV works as normal again.

Is it safe to assume this has been patched so that the patch is no longer relevant?

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