Microsoft accidentally signed a malware-rigged driver targeting gamers

Responding to what first appeared to be a false positive, researchers caught hold of a malicious driver that was officially signed by Microsoft. Karsten Hahn, analyst with security vendor blogged about Microsoft’s faux pas, while about the driver’s malicious activities. Analysis revealed that the driver, named Netfilter, was in fact a rootkit that redirected traffic to Chinese command and control (C&servers.

Link: Microsoft accidentally signed a malware-rigged driver targeting gamers
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