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MiniDuke, the recently discovered cyber-spy malware aimed at governments and their agencies in Europe and elsewhere, has been operating for at least 21 months. A sample of the software nasty, discovered by researchers at Romanian antivirus firm Bitdefender, dates back to at least 20 June, 2011. Later variants of the spying tool …

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So take note of when new Windows DLLs turn up on your system?

Hard to believe anyone would need reminding about this.

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Re: So take note of when new Windows DLLs turn up on your system?

You'd figure that. But you also have to assume people are completely security stupid so it bears repeating to anyone who thinks this has magically changed lately.

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Re: So take note of when new Windows DLLs turn up on your system?

"But you also have to assume people are completely security stupid "

That's overly harsh: Not everyone works in IT. 95% of users by that definition are 'stupid'. As much as the SysAdmin in me is nodding along vigorously, we both know that's not true.

Furthermore, if the problem is so 'stupid' that 95% of users will miss it, then it's NOT a stupid problem, and needs resolving in a different/better way.

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