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Process Injection: Process Doppelgänging Defense Evasion [Mitre]
Adversaries may inject malicious code into process via process doppelgänging in order to evade process-based defenses as well as possibly elevate privileges. Process doppelgänging is a method of executing arbitrary code in the address space of a separate live process.
Windows Transactional NTFS (TxF) was introduced in Vista as a method to perform safe file operations. To ensure data integrity, …
Process Doppelgänging Process Manipulating
This technique leverages the
Transactional NTFS functionality in Windows. This functionality helps maintain data integrity during an unexpected error. For example, when an application needs to write or modify a file, if an error is triggered mid-write, the data can be corrupted. To avoid this kind of behavior, an application can open the file in a transactional mode to perform …
Code Transposition Anti-Disassembly
Code transposition is a technique used by malware authors to evade detection and analysis by rearranging the instructions of a piece of code without changing its behavior. This technique is used to make the code more difficult to read and understand for disassemblers and reverse engineers, as well as to hide the true intent of the code.
There are two …
NTFS Files Attributes Antivirus/EDR Evasion
Every New Technology File System (NTFS) formatted partition contains a Master File Table (MFT) that maintains a record for every file/directory on the partition. Within MFT entries are file attributes, such as Extended Attributes and Data known as Alternate Data Streams (ADSs) when more than one Data attribute is present], that can be used to store arbitrary data (and even …
Trap Flag Anti-Debugging
There is a Trap Flag in the Flags register. Bit number 8 of the EFLAGS register is the trap flag. When the Trap Flag is set, a SINGLE_STEP exception is generated.