New ‘Farseer’ Malware Designed to Spy on Windows Users

Researchers have uncovered a new family of malware called “Farseer” that’s designed to conduct surveillance against Windows users. Discovered by Palo Alto Networks, Farseer works by using a technique known as “DLL sideloading” to drop legitimate, signed binaries to the host. These binaries usually consist of trusted applications that don’t raise any red flags with anti-virus software.

Link: New ‘Farseer’ Malware Designed to Spy on Windows Users
via http://www.tripwire.com

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