New Dridex Variant Slips By Anti-Virus Detection

A never-before-seen Dridex variant has been spotted in phishing emails using anti-virus detection evasion tactics.

Researchers have spotted a variant of the Dridex banking trojan with new obfuscation capabilities that help it skirt anti-virus detection.

While Dridex has been around since 2011, researchers told Threatpost Friday that they recently spotted phishing emails distributing a never-before-seen variant of the malware. This variant uses file signatures that are difficult for anti-virus software to sniff out – allowing the malware to evade detection when on infected systems.

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Source: ThreatPost