This Windows security attack can disable your antivirus

Hackers have found a way to disable some antivirus programs (opens in a new tab) programs on Windows devices, enabling them to deploy all kinds of malware on target devices.

AhnLab Security cybersecurity researchers observed two such attacks last year, where the attackers found two unpatched vulnerabilities in Sunlogin, a remote control software made by a Chinese company, and used them to implement an obfuscated PowerShell script that disables any security products that victims may have had installed.

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