WAV audio files are now being used to hide malicious code


Two reports published in the last few months show that malware operators are experimenting with using WAV audio files to hide malicious code.

The technique is known as steganography — the art of hiding information in plain sight, in another data medium.

In the software field, steganography — also referred to as stego — is used to describe the process of hiding files or text in another file, of a different format. For example, hiding plain text inside an image’s binary format.

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Source: ZDNet