Duqu Malware Marches Through Windows Kernel Flaw

November 4, 2011 No Comments

SOURCE: TechNewsWorld

Researchers have spotted one way in which the recently publicized Duqu malware spreads: via a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows kernel. When an infected Word file is opened, the malware makes itself at home, gaining access to systems that can alter user permissions and allowing an intruder to operate undetected.

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