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dual boot windwoes/mint smoke loader malware

Post by Madmogone » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:59 am

Hi all, just a bit of info reading recent linux format mag,does not involve myself as I do not dual boot with windwoes, but may be of use to those who do.Malwarebytes has discovered a fake Meltdown and Spectre patch that deposits "smoke loader" malware onto the victims Windwoes machine.Info at http://bit.ly/smoke-loaders. Hope this is of use to others, Cheers all.

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Re: dual boot windwoes/mint smoke loader malware

Post by tovian » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:16 am

This link, plus others it leads to, all very interesting. Thank You.
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Re: dual boot windwoes/mint smoke loader malware

Post by Pepi » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:32 am

Wonder how many 'Hackers' were not even aware of the security holes in our hardware until it was smeared all over the internet

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Re: dual boot windwoes/mint smoke loader malware

Post by Madmogone » Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:58 am

Hi all, yeah looks like it could get very interesting in the future.I think the problems are going to arise more with the commercial end of the market,admins not updating etc so as not to upset the general running of their systems but that could impact more on us mere mortals.WE shall only see.Any how all take care out there,Cheers.

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