Warning over anti-virus evading 'polymorphic' Emotet banking Trojan

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Red Dwarf's Arnold Rimmer undergoes a personality improvement, courtesy of the 'Polymorph'. Image copyright BBC
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Online bankers warned that Emotet can evade detection by three-quarters of anti-virus software packages

Usrs have been warned about a newly discovered 'polymorphic' banking Trojan can evade detection by anti-virus software. The Emotet Trojan evaded detection in tests of 50 out of 66 anti-virus security...

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