Persistent Data-only Malware: Function Hooks without Code
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Date: 22 Feb 2014
Document Type: Briefing Papers
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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2014
In this paper, we show that persistent data-only malware is not only possible, but also a realistic threat. To demonstrate this, we state the requirements of persistent data-only malware, discuss the challenges associated with its creation, and show how these challenges can be solved in practice.