Monday, May 23
Encryption keeps Strider malware hidden for 5 years

Security researchers have discovered a nasty piece of spyware that’s being called “super-sophisticated” due to its use of encryption, which helped it stay hidden for five years.

Symantec and Kasperksy Lab earlier this monthknown as Ramsec, which was launched by a hacking group dubbed “ProjectSauron,” a nod to The Lord of the Rings villain referenced in the code, which is also known as “Strider.”