Hackers somehow got their rootkit a Microsoft-issued digital signature

Cybersecurity researchers at Bitdefender have detailed how cyber criminals have been using FiveSys, a rootkit that somehow made its way through the driver certification process to be digitally signed by Microsoft. It’s known for cyber criminals to use stolen digital certificates, but in this case, they’ve managed to acquire a valid one.

Link: Hackers somehow got their rootkit a Microsoft-issued digital signature
via http://www.zdnet.com

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