Security researchers have found a new type of malware that abuses antivirus software to attack an computer. The new malware was discovered by security researchers from Cybellum who call their method DoubleAgent. DoubleAgent is able to modify antivirus software by injecting code into it. They can do it in such a way that they can take full control over it.
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