By Eduard Kovacs

Researchers at Cybellum, an Israel-based company that specializes in zero-day prevention, have identified a new technique that can be used by attackers to take full control of security products.

The attack, dubbed by the security firm “DoubleAgent,” allegedly affects the products of several vendors, including Avast, AVG, Avira, Bitdefender, Trend Micro, Comodo, ESET, F-Secure, Kaspersky, Malwarebytes, McAfee, Panda, Quick Heal and Symantec (Norton). However, the company says only a few of the impacted vendors have released patches.

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Source: SecurityWeek