[HackerNews] Researchers Uncover ‘Process Ghosting’ — A New Malware Evasion Technique

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a new executable image tampering attack dubbed “Process Ghosting” that could be potentially abused by an attacker to circumvent protections and stealthily run malicious code on a Windows system.
“With this technique, an attacker can write a piece of malware to disk in such a way that it’s difficult to scan or delete it — and where it then executes the

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