Reverse Engineered Antivirus Detects Classified Documents

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No antivirus (AV) product is a silver bullet. But recent research has illustrated a weakness in the very concept of the antivirus signature. By altering the content in memory of a single signature, it’s possible to change the way the signature informs the AV engine about what it should be looking for: in this example, the string “TS/SCI”, which is seen as a marker on US-governmental top-secret documents…

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