Palo Alto Networks

Kernel APC Attacks

Traps Prevents Kernel APC Attacks

In light of recent attacks that employed the kernel APC attack technique, such as WanaCrypt0r and Petya/NotPetya, Palo Alto Networks released a blog post detailing how kernel APC attacks work and why they are difficult to prevent.

In a nutshell, kernel APC attacks make legitimate programs run malicious code. Detecting and preventing these types of attacks is difficult, partly du...

Oct 12, 2017

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