Microsoft admits certifying a driver loaded with rootkit malware, says 'small number' of customers compromised by Nobelium hackers

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Microsoft admits certifying a driver loaded with rootkit malware
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Microsoft admits certifying a driver loaded with rootkit malware

Bogus driver connected to command-and-control servers based in China. Nobelium stole data via support agent's machine

Software giant Microsoft has acknowledged that it mistakenly signed a malicious driver for Windows, which was loaded with rootkit malware. The driver, named Netfilter, was observed to be communicating...

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