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Malware Camouflage Technique Emerges

Malware writers increasingly use encryption and code obfuscation to make it difficult to detect and reverse-engineer malicious code, but an emerging technique called self-camouflaging malware is making malware even stealthier by blending it with specific software already present on the system it infects. Cisco believes the emerging technique will thrive, concealing an increasing amount of malware from the static analysis phases of most malware detection engines.

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