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Windows 7: Security team finds malware that hijacks USB smart cards


19 Nov 2012   #1
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Security team finds malware that hijacks USB smart cards

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A team of researchers have created a proof-of-concept piece of malware that can give attackers control of USB smart card readers attached to an infected Windows computer over the Internet.

The malware installs a special driver on the infected computer which allows for the USB devices connected to it to be shared over the Internet with the attacker's computer.

Read more at source:
Security team finds malware that hijacks USB smart cards | PCWorld


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