Digitally signed malware discovered

Did you think that just because software is digitally signed with a valid certificate, it must be safe? Think again. Although it’s uncommon, F-Secure researchers recently discovered a Trojan that is signed with a code-signing certificate that was stolen from the Malaysian government. Luckily the certificate has expired, but it goes to show that malware authors and distributors are even sneakier than you thought.

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-57324501-245/f-secure-finds-rare-digitally-signed-malware/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

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